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BARKLEY NEITHER TWIT NOR TWITTERER

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Charles Barkley doesn't care what you are doing every second of your life, and if you care what he's doing, he has one word for you: loser. "I think Twittering and all that Facebook (junk) just makes you a loser," the Pro Basketball Hall of Famer said on Dan Patrick's radio show. "People who sit around and worry about what some celebrity is doing, that's just ignorant to me. ... Somebody has no life when they're sitting there worrying about what somebody has to say."

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Pink Lady's last lap

Donna Mae Mims, the first woman to win a Sports Car Club of America national championship, wanted an appropriate send-off when her time came to leave the earth. And after she died Tuesday at 82 of complications from a stroke, her request was honored. For funeral home visitation hours, her body was seated behind the steering wheel of a 1979 pink Corvette, said Aaron Beinhauer, director of Beinhauer Family Services in McMurray, Pa., near Pittsburgh. Known as the "Pink Lady" because of her preferred car color, Mims worked for Yenko Chevrolet and the company's sports car division, and started racing in 1958. She won her championship in 1963.

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Quotable

"Coach Bowden should be able to do what he wants. Florida State would be nothing without him. Coach Bowden, he could walk around with his pants off if he wants."

Michael Balanoff, Florida State student, who we're sure really doesn't want embattled Bobby Bowden to have that much freedom

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Number of the day

35 Degrees, temperature in Denver at the time of Sunday night's first pitch of the Rockies-Phillies playoff game, tying the record for baseball's coldest postseason game temperature. The mark is shared with Game 4 of the 1997 World Series between Cleveland and Florida.

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