Sampras Defeated; Karaoke Kwestioned
LOST: Pete Sampras's 31-win match winning streak at Wimbledon ended Monday with a loss to Roger Federer in the Round of 16. "You know," said Sampras, 30, "something great isn't going to last forever." Also on Monday, Jennifer Capriati beat Sandrine Testud, 6-1, 6-2, and Serena Williams beat Magdalena Maleeva, 6-2, 6-1, thus paving their way into the quarterfinals . . . SUING: Country artist-songwriter Kristyn Osborn, 30, who performs with her two sisters, Kelsi and Kassidy, in the country pop group SHeDAISY, has sued New York-based Pocket Songs Inc. in Nashville's U.S. District Court for allegedly distributing karaoke products featuring her hit song "I Will . . . But" without proper licenses. Osborn's lawyer told the Associated Press that "the problem of unlicensed karaoke is rampant." Pocket Songs could not be reached for comment . . . SHUNNED: Officials at the H&R Block accounting company says that a Philadelphia-area man has until this Friday to claim his million-dollar grand prize or they will give it to somebody else, reports ABCNEWS.com. So far, the unidentified fellow has adamantly refused to accept his winnings, which are part of a recent promotion by the firm. "It is certainly an odd occurrence," said Janine Smiley, a company spokeswoman.
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