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Coach Sues Little Leaguer for $600K

But now says he'd drop the suit for an apology

(Newser) - A former California Little League coach is backpedaling after suing one of his players for more than half a million dollars. Alan Beck's suit claims that the 14-year-old "carelessly threw his helmet" while rounding the bases after a walk-off hit in March, KCRA reports. Beck says the helmet... More »

Kobe Out for 6 to 9 Months: 'The Anger Is Rage'

Bryant learns he has ruptured Achilles tendon

(Newser) - Rotten news for Kobe Bryant: He has a ruptured Achilles tendon that will keep him out for six to nine months, the LA Lakers tweeted today . Asked whether Bryant will play again next year, team trainer Gary Vitti said "that's the plan" on Twitter. But it's a... More »

David Beckham Hurt, Will Miss World Cup

UK superstar ruptures Achilles tendon while playing for AC Milan

(Newser) - David Beckham ruptured his left Achilles tendon in an AC Milan match last night, derailing his dream of becoming the first soccer player to compete in four World Cups. The UK superstar, who also plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy, will undergo surgery in Finland this week. Beckham, 34, was... More »

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