Headlines for Thursday, August 24
Lelie to Falcons, Duckett to Redskins in three-team deal - Lelie plans to go by the nickname "Algie" and run four-yard routes in the hopes he'll actually get some passes thrown to him
Sprinter Gatlin suspended eight years for two failed doping tests - Penalty a sharp increase over the previous record doping ban, forty-five minutes in 1989
Padres complete sweep of Dodgers, within 1 of West lead - "Christ, they're not making the playoffs again, are they?" responded the entire National League
Phillies Win Fifth Straight - An even-keeled Charlie Manuel proclaimed "This is right where we want to be - exactly two games out of a playoff spot."
Sports Illustrated names Hoover, Alabama #1 high school football team in nation - However, the magazine is still not sure what we're supposed to do with that information