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JIM LITKE

Jim Litke is a sports columnist for the Associated Press.

Articles by JIM LITKE

Commentary: Grime doesn't pay for Ortega
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Commentary: Grime doesn't pay for Ortega
5 days ago - - JIM LITKE
A friend once explained the sports writing business this way: “We pretend to work, and they pretend to pay us.” [Read More]
Commentary: Wildcats not the same as Cubs
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Commentary: Wildcats not the same as Cubs
2 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
The comparisons with the Cubs need to stop now. [Read More]
Commentary: UConn women just keep winning
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Commentary: UConn women just keep winning
11 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
Nobody wins all the time. [Read More]
Commentary: College sports falling on its face
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Commentary: College sports falling on its face
14 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
Grayson Allen sure picked a lousy week to take college sports on a bad trip down memory lane. [Read More]
Commentary: Palmer's voice will continue to resonate Commentary: Palmer's voice will continue to resonate
26 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
Arnold Palmer considered the question, fighting back a mischievous grin. [Read More]
Commentary: Ten years into office, Goodell has built empire
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Commentary: Ten years into office, Goodell has built empire
30 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
Some anniversary this is turning out to be. [Read More]
Commentary: U.S. spells end for Spain again Commentary: U.S. spells end for Spain again
32 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The proud man looked over the heads of the gathered reporters and then wistfully at the exit. He spoke slowly. [Read More]
OLYMPICS: What would Lochte do? He would run away
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OLYMPICS: What would Lochte do? He would run away
32 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — To hear Ryan Lochte tell the story, at least the first time, he unflinchingly stared down the barrel of a gun during a holdup while his teammates cowered on the ground. By the time he was done with the retelling, the fake cops and the gun pointed at his head were gone, and th [Read More]
OLYMPICS: Brazil is still gold standard
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OLYMPICS: Brazil is still gold standard
32 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
RIO DE JANEIRO — Fans wearing the familiar gold-and-green-trimmed shirts of Brazil’s national team were still streaming up the ramp and into the Maracana Stadium when Neymar struck. All of 15 seconds had elapsed since the opening whistle. [Read More]
OLYMPICS: Allegiances change easily
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OLYMPICS: Allegiances change easily
32 weeks ago - - JIM LITKE
RIO DE JANEIRO — For Sale: One elite athlete, lightly used. Will swap citizenship, move to your country and even marry to compete for your Olympic team if the price is right. (Note: All marriage proposals must include a photo.) [Read More]
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