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SEC chair fails to ease fears over high-frequency trading

SEC chair fails to ease fears over high-frequency trading

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Congressmen fretted over renewed fears that high-frequency trading was rigging the stock market and the SEC hasn't done enough to re-level the playing field.
Gabrielle Levy
Eric Holder: U.S. investigating high-speed trading

Eric Holder: U.S. investigating high-speed trading

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department is investigating high-frequency trading at Wall Street and financial firms, Attorney General Eric Holder told lawmakers Friday.
Ananth Baliga
FBI to investigate high-frequency trading

FBI to investigate high-frequency trading

April 1 (UPI) -- The FBI is probing whether financial firms gain an unfair advantage by acting on non-public information using high-frequency trading.
Ananth Baliga
Michael Lewis on '60 Minutes': United States stock market is rigged

Michael Lewis on '60 Minutes': United States stock market is rigged

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) -- Michael Lewis, author and financial journalist, said Sunday that the U.S. stock market is "rigged" and that high-frequency trading is being misused.
Ananth Baliga
Director Adam McKay says there won't be an 'Anchorman 3'

Director Adam McKay says there won't be an 'Anchorman 3'

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- "Anchorman" and "Anchorman 2" director Adam McKay says he will "definitely say no" to a third film.
Annie Martin

A's Beane, Crowley offered extensions

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane and President Michael Crowley have been offered long contract extensions, team owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday.

NFL: San Francisco 10, Chicago 6

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Michael Lewis intercepted a Jay Cutler pass in the end zone on the final play of the game Thursday, preserving San Francisco's 10-6 win over Chicago.
'Moneyball' rolls again with Sorkin, Pitt

'Moneyball' rolls again with Sorkin, Pitt

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Steven Soderbergh will not direct the big-screen adaptation of Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game" as planned.
Bullock visits school to prepare for role

Bullock visits school to prepare for role

MEMPHIS, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Actress Sandra Bullock dropped by Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis to research her role in the movie "The Blind Side," the Memphis Commercial-Appeal said.
Sandra Bullock booked for 'Blindside'

Sandra Bullock booked for 'Blindside'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Sandra Bullock has signed on to star in a big-screen adaptation of Michael Lewis' book, "The Blind Side: Evolution of the Game," Variety.com said.
Pitt, Soderbergh get 'Moneyball' rolling

Pitt, Soderbergh get 'Moneyball' rolling

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Steven Soderbergh is in talks to direct a big-screen adaptation of Michael Lewis' book, "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game."

British Iraq hostages thought still alive

BAGHDAD, June 22 (UPI) -- A senior Iraqi official says five British hostages -- kidnapped by radical Shiites in Iraq more than a year ago -- may still be alive.

Power demands pushing metal prices up

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- A global increase in energy demands have triggered price jumps in metals, as power shortages from Chile to South Africa have limited production, analysts say.

Head of Big Dig gets hefty pension

BOSTON, April 6 (UPI) -- The man who headed Boston's Big Dig will receive a hefty pension under a Massachusetts law meant to protect state employees from political firings.

Michael Lewis's uncle shot and killed

RIVER RIDGE, La., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The uncle of New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Lewis was shot and killed in Kenner, La., outside of the Club Big Hats Cafe & Lounge.
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NOP2002122901-NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 29 (UPI)--New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Lewis returns a kickoff during first half action against the Carolina Panthers Dec. 29, 2002 in New Orleans. Lewis will represent the Saints in the Pro Bowl. jg/aj/A.J. Sisco UPI
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Michael Milton Lewis (born April 29, 1980 in Richmond, Texas) is an American football strong safety for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Colorado.

Lewis has also played for the San Francisco 49ers. Hes was a Pro Bowl selection with the Eagles in 2004.

Lewis twice won Colorado's Dave Jones Award for the most outstanding defensive player and the Hale Irwin Award for the most outstanding defensive back in his junior and senior seasons. As a junior, he made a career-high 117 tackles on his way to first-team All-Big 12 Conference honors. As a senior, he was a unanimous All-Big 12 Conference first-team choice, earned third team All-America honors, and was a semi-finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation's top defensive back. He led the team with 112 tackles and five interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. He closed his career ranked 9th on the school's all-time list with 336 tackles, second in forced fumbles with 10 and tied for 12th with nine interceptions. He also holds the school record with 6.5 career sacks for a defensive back.

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