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Golfer Vijay Singh files lawsuit against PGA Tour

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  Vijay Singh of Fiji watches his tee shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Monterey Peninsula Country Club on February 8, 2013 in Pebble Beach, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) (Ezra Shaw, 2013 Getty Images)
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Updated: 5/08/2013 11:35 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Vijay Singh is suing the PGA Tour over the way it handled the investigation of his use of deer antler spray.

Singh filed the lawsuit in New York on Wednesday, one week after the tour said it was dropping its case against him. It said the World Anti-Doping Agency said two weeks ago it no longer considers the spray a banned substance except for a positive test.

The lawsuit says the tour had planned to suspend Singh for 90 days.

Singh says he wants to reclaim his reputation and hold the tour responsible for its "unwarranted effort" to suspend him. One of Singh's attorneys, Jeffrey Rosenblum, says Singh was accused unjustly and that there should not be an asterisk next to the name of the four-time major champion.
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