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Money Woes Plague NBA As League Lays Off 114 Employees

The NBA laid off 114 people this week in a cost-cutting move it says was unrelated to the lockout. Sort of.

According to league spokesman Mike Bass, “The layoffs are not a direct result of the lockout but rather a response to the same underlying issue — that is, the league’s expenses far outpace our revenues.”

With the NBA claiming annual losses of $300 million, it’s unclear if more pink slips are coming.

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Eric Lindros Gets Snubbed in Hall of Fame Voting

The Big E got the big snub.

Eric Lindros, a bruising injury-prone power forward once appointed the “Next One,” will have to wait until next year before entering the pantheon of hockey’s greatest.

Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour, Joe Nieuwendyk, and Mark Howe were among the four players chosen to be elected into this year’s Hockey’s Hall of Fame class, the selection committee announced Tuesday. The Class of 2011 will be inducted into the shrine Nov. 14 in Toronto.

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South Carolina Repeats as NCAA Baseball Champs with Record-Setting Run

Not even the Gators could take a bite out of the Gamecocks’ unprecedented run.

The University of South Carolina baseball team reeled off a record-setting 16th straight NCAA tournament victory and an all-time best 11th consecutive College World Series win to capture its second straight national title after completing a two-game sweep of Florida Tuesday night in the CWS finals.

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Tiger Woods Won’t Return to Golf Until He’s Perfectly Healthy

Tiger Woods doesn’t know when he will find his way back onto a golf course, but this much he does know: He will be 100 percent when he does.

Woods spoke to reporters Tuesday while attending the AT&T National, a tournament which benefits his foundation, and said he was tired of playing through injuries.

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