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[Dec 17, 2010] – Some of Pete Sampras’ stolen items have been recovered

December 17, 2010 Three scrapbooks and a trophy stolen from Pete Sampras at a West Los Angeles public storage facility over a month ago have been recovered. Lt. Robert Edgar, of the LAPD commercial theft division, said that a citizen contacted the police last Friday after finding those items in Griffith Park. Nearly 100 trophies and awards were stolen from Sampras’ storage facility, including his first Australian Open trophy, an Olympic ring and seven ESPYs. “I can’t tell you if it was a random event or if they knew if the property of Pete Sampras was there,” Edgar said. Edgar said the police have several leads, but declined to to comment on the specifics. Sampras said none of his items were insured because he didn’t think there was a way to assess their value. Leila Dunbar, who … Read entire article »

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New Look for the Frontpage

Welcome to Samprasfanz, a website dedicated to the fans of tennis legend, Pete Sampras. For regular visitors: You may have noticed that the frontpage now looks different.  We’ve transitioned to a blog type format to make it easier – and hopefully, quicker –  to update.  The internal links of the site  will appear in the old layout.  Hope you won’t get confused navigating through the site. Feel free to drop a comment about the site or anything else. Tweet … Read entire article »

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