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Wow. Jalen Rose can't seem to get a break.

Dude got popped for speeding Wednesday night just hours after he'd been sentenced to 20 days in jail for DUI by a judge earlier that very day.

Rose was pulled over shortly before 9 p.m. in the Detroit suburb of Clawson, going 46 m.p.h. in a 25 m.p.h. zone. That's where they get ya.

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The 38-year-old former NBA player pleaded guilty to a March drunk driving crash back in May, later issuing an apology statement for his conduct.

Rose's attorney criticized the judge's steep sentence for Rose's DUI, calling him out for making an example of the ESPN analyst, who has no record.

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Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu has been found dead in his California home. The native of Okinawa, Japan was just 42 years old.

It appears he committed suicide by hanging himself, according to reports. The L.A. County Coroner's office is trying to locate next of kin.

A Japanese pitching star, Hideki played for the Yankees, Expos, and Rangers, winning World Series rings with New York in 1998 and 1999.

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R.I.P. Hideki Irabu (1969-2011).

Multiple reports indicate that the police are investigating Irabu's death as a suicide, although those reports were unconfirmed as of Thursday afternoon.

Irabu had been arrested twice in the past three years, once for drunk driving in California and another time for assaulting a bartender in Japan.

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Look out, Kris Humphries. Reggie Bush is coming for your woman! Sort of.

The former New Orleans Saints running back has been traded to the Miami Dolphins for backup safety Jonathon Amaya and handed a new two-year contract worth $10 million. And you know who considers that city a second home, don't you? Who parties all the time at the Fontainebleau and whose family owns a boutique on the beach?

Kim Kardashian.

Former, Sexy Couple

Bush and Kardashian dated for years, but broke up because their schedules kept them apart too often. But that would change with Bush's new team.

Yes, Kim is getting married on August 20. But her reality show seems more desperate than ever for ratings. Wouldn't dumping one athlete for another be the perfect new season storyline?

What do you think? Should Reggie and Kim get back together?

 

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Former NBA star Jalen Rose and current ESPN analyst was just sentenced to 20 days in jail following his DUI arrest in Michigan this spring.

Rose crashed his car into a ditch, driving along an icy road with a female passenger when he lost control of his vehicle and flipped the car.

When police arrived, Rose agreed to undergo several roadside sobriety tests, but failed and was eventually arrested for DUI on March 11.

Jalen Rose Mug Shot

No word on when Rose is set to serve his time.

The former NBA star's attorney is absolutely livid over the sentence, which also includes a year of probation, calling it an "abuse of discretion."

"The 20-day jail sentence issued by this Michigan judge is outrageous," Keith Davidson said, "a horrendous example of judicial temperament."

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Alex Rodriguez, prolific producer of runs and celebrity gossip material, turns 36 today. Happy birthday to the handsome New York Yankees third baseman!

For his career, A-Rod has belted 626 home runs, battled .302, won a World Series, and produced some of the douchiest moments in modern sports history.

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That makes him a lock for Cooperstown and THG's Hall of Fame!

A-Rod and Cameron Diaz at the Super Bowl. Enough said.

Also celebrating a birthday today? WWE great Triple H! Goooo steroids!

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L.A. Lakers standout Ron Artest is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Dancing With the Stars this fall, and sources say he's "seriously thinking about it."

Artest/Metta World Peace does have a potential scheduling conflict if the ongoing NBA lockout ends and the season begins on time, in late October.

The Dancing With the Stars season won't wrap until November, which could land Ron in a serious predicament. Although Artest could handle both.

Metta World Peace

Will Ron Artest take over a different parquet floor?

Producers are reportedly willing to compromise with the rehearsal times and schedules of stars in an effort to cast actual stars for the program.

In any case, both Artest and DWTS producers have been in touch to hash out a possible deal, and the baller is pretty excited about the prospect.

Also from the sports world, Evelyn Lozada is reportedly in talks.

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Jeret "Speedy" Peterson, a freestyle skier who won a silver medal at the 2010 Olympics, killed himself on Monday night. He was 29 years old.

Salt Lake County Unified Police told KTVB that Peterson actually phoned cops on Monday night to inform them of his whereabouts. His body was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot.

Just a week ago, Peterson was arrested in Idaho for speeding and DUI. He was a three-time Olympian and our thoughts go out to his friends and family members.

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Is Tiger Woods, unthinkably, in financial trouble these days?

That may be both exaggerating and oversimplifying it, but given a loss of endorsement deals, his recent divorce settlement, a hefty mortgage, and even a pay cut from Nike, life on Planet Tiger isn't what it used to be.

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Forbes reports that Tiger recently signed a deal to hawk a heat rub in Japan. Although Woods was likely paid in the single-digit millions for the spot, it's a far cry from his former campaigns for Pepsi, Gillette, and Accenture.

Once king of the sports world, Tiger has suffered financially since late 2009.

After his personal life imploded, his endorsement list shrank and his marriage ended in a divorce settlement with Elin Nordegren worth $100 million-plus.

But now he may actually be hurting for funds. At the very least, there are signs that the legend isn't generating enough to comfortably cover his costs.

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Jay Cutler really can't come through in the clutch. What a quitter.

After just 10 months together, the Chicago Bears quarterback and Kristin Cavallari have called off their engagement, a source confirms today.

As for who facilitated the split? "She got dumped," says another source. "Kristin is absolutely devastated. She can't believe this is happening."

Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler Photograph

The couple, who were planning a spring wedding, became engaged in April, when Cutler popped the question while on vacation in Mexico.

They had been spending much of their time recently in Chicago, and Cavallari had planned to move there during the upcoming NFL season.

"She was planning her dream wedding, the date, the location – everything was set," the source says. "She's in shock that it ended this way."

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This is great. If every young man were like this Arizona Diamondbacks fan named Ian, we'd have a lot of faith in the next generation of Americans!

Ian made the play of the day at Chase Field after an even younger fan named Nicholas just missed a ball thrown his way by a Milwaukee player.

The dropped baseball was handed to Ian by another spectator, and Ian ran up the stairs, clearly stoked at his good fortune and his souvenir.

But, after seeing a distraught Nicholas, he knew what he had to do ...

If that doesn't tug at your heartstrings ... do you HAVE a heart?!

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