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Pro Wrestler Dies In Murder-Suicide

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Pro wrestler Chris Benoit killed his wife and child before taking his own life this weekend in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities revealed today. Benoit strangled his wife on Friday and suffocated his seven-year-old son between late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, eventually hanging himself in his weight room Sunday afternoon. Anabolic steroids were found [&hellip
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3 Out Of 100 Ain’t Bad: NYC Ranks On ESPN’s Sporting Events List

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ESPN released a list this morning of the “101 sporting events worth seeing in your lifetime,” and although many of the events aren’t city-specific, The Big Apple still found its way into the directory three times. As exciting as it may be, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which takes place every year at Madison [&hellip
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Queens DA Sued For Doing Crappy Job

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If you thought your $250 parking ticket was bad, how’s this for an expensive mistake? William Brunson, who served two years in prison after being falsely convicted, is suing the Queens District Attorney’s office for $50 million for a pattern of irresponsible prosecution. During his trial, the prosecution conveniently “forgot” about a videotape that exonerated [&hellip
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Brooklyn Boxer Kicks Ass

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Brooklyn-born boxer Paulie Malignaggi (pronounced Mal-in-ya-gee), a.k.a “The Magic Man,” defeated Lovemore N’dou to win the IBF Junior Welterweight Championship on Saturday night in Connecticut. Viewers who mourned Tony Soprano’s exit from the airwaves 10 days ago now have a new HBO-based Sicilian to cheer for with the same penchant for beating people’s faces in. [&hellip
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Try, Try Again: Wild Hogs Redux

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Forget Spidey and Captain Jack, the summer of sequels has just hit an all-time low. This morning, Variety confirmed rumors that Wild Hogs director Walt Becker is working on a sequel, cleverly called Wild Hogs 2. The “comedy” will again feature the Unfantastic Four of Martin Lawrence, John Travolta, Tim Allen and William H. Macy. [&hellip
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Zagats Agrees With Us

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Zagat’s recently released its 2007/2008 NYC Nightlife summer guide to bookstores after surveying New York’s best and brightest inhabitants—6,121 “loyal, late-night partygoers”—to determine the city’s hottest bars, lounges, clubs and restaurants. The participants, who collectively spent 640,000 nights out on the town this year, used their judgment-impaired wisdom to rate 1,265 select institutions in the [&hellip
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