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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The U.S. Secretary of Ed. thinks a college should have a 40% graduation rate of its basketball players to be eligible for the NCAA tournament. Sounds good, but won't this foster more shenanigans with athletes' grades?

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Lets get ready to rumble. Women's boxing will make its debut in the 2012 London Olympics.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Have you seen a 7-foot tall bronze statue of former basketball wacko Dennis Rodman?

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Fight night at Fenway. A beanball war with Detroit leads to Boston's Kevin Youkilis charging the mound. Look for a nice suspension.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Without having Boston to beat up on, the Yankees had their 7 game winning streak snapped by Toronto.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Hottest athlete on earth. A Finnish man, Timo Kaukonen won the World Sauna Championships by sitting in 230 degree temps for 3 minutes, 46 seconds.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I went over 500 followers on twitter @LenBermanSports this weekend. Only 2,000,634 to catch Oprah.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Today marks the one year anniversary of the Top 5.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So if you had to choose a player who should be the highest-paid player in NFL history, who would you pick? If you had to choose the greatest quarterback in NFL history, who would he be?

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Message to NFL players, "no more tweeting." Teams are telling their players to knock it off. The NFL, of course, is the most secretive of leagues.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

"Breaking" news. Did Tiger Woods fart at the Buick Open? Somebody did when Tiger was on camera. The world heard it loud and clear.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Mixed signals coming from Patriot-land. The owner says they're not interested in Michael Vick, the coach indicates they're not ruling it out.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The New York Times says both Big Papi (or is it now big Popeye?) David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez both tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in 2003.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Plaxico Burress testifies before a grand jury about shooting himself in the leg. He then told reporters he was "truly remorseful."

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Brett Favre says he's staying retired. Until he changes his mind.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Now there's an authority. Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens says Michael Vick should be reinstated immediately.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

We found out yesterday that LeBron James smoked marijuana in high school, former major league pitcher Jim Parque used human growth hormone and Florida quarterback Tim Tebow is a virgin.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Can you imagine, it was Manny Ramirez bobblehead night in L.A. but Manny didn't start with a sore hand. Oh, he pinch hit a grand slam homer as the Dodgers won.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Loved the New York Times bit with "banner day." They used to have the event at Shea, but no more. So the Times invited readers to come up with cyberspace banners. A sampling: "Someone Madoff With the Mets' Season."

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Paul McCartney finishes up his Citi Field gig tonight. I was there Saturday night and it would be much too easy to say it's the most noise Citi Field will hear all season, and certainly the most hits.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Happy Thursday everyone, here's my Top 5 for July 16, 2009.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Happy Wednesday everyone, here's my Top 5 for July 15, 2009.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Happy Monday everyone, here's my return-from-vacation Top 5 for July 13, 2009.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Happy Monday everyone, here's my Top 5 for June 29, 2009.

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

TGIF everyone, here's my Top 5 for June 26, 2009.