- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 11, 2009

NEWSMAKERS WHO’S MAKING HEADLINES THIS WEEK

BEN ROETHLISBERGER

Monday night’s battering of the Broncos was made possible by his three touchdown passes — and Kyle Orton’s three picks.

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR


The NBA’s all-time leading scorer is being treated for a rare form of leukemia. Fortunately, his prognosis going forward looks good.

ZACH COLLAROS

Cincinnati’s backup quarterback was handed the reins when Tony Pike went down. Pike is ready, but Collaros will start vs. West Virginia.

ANDRE AGASSI

Marat Safin thinks Agassi should give up his titles and winnings after admitting to drug use. Sure, Marat, just make sure you’re clean.

ZENYATTA

She rallied from last place to beat male counterparts in the Breeders’ Cup Classic and likely claim horse of the year honors.

TWT FIVE MEMBERS OF THE 2010 HOCKEY HALL OF FAME CLASS

A few days after the 2009 class was inducted, here’s an early prediction for 2010:

1. Eric Lindros — Though he didn’t live up to the “Next One” expectations, he was one of the dominant players of his era.

2. Pavel Bure — He only played 702 regular-season games in the NHL, but he scored 437 goals.

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