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Pacers’ George, Granger are similar

Ron Artest was one of the best players in the NBA when the Pacers drafted Danny Granger for him to mentor. Artest saw something in Granger, prompting him to proclaim that the versatile forward would become a star. Granger made good on Artests claims by making the 2009 All-Star team. Now, its Grangers turn to […]

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Arizona’s Edwin Jackson no-hits Rays

Edwin Jackson had a chance to finish the ugliest of the no-hitters in this the Year of the Pitcher, and nothing was going to stop of him. Not Arizona manager A.J. Hinch. Certainly not the Tampa Bay Rays. Barreling ahead despite a soaring pitch count, Jackson tossed the fourth no-hitter of the season Friday night, […]

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Reunions: Torre and Yanks, Halladay and Jays

The Yankees practically lined up to greet Joe Torre in Los Angeles. Roy Halladay treated his first start against the Blue Jays like any other. Justin and B.J. Uptons mom didnt know who to cheer for when her sons faced each other for the first time. It was reunion night in major league baseball Friday. […]

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Penguins get rights to D Dan Hamhuis from Flyers

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired the rights to defenseman Dan Hamhuis from the Philadelphia Flyers for a third-round pick Saturday in the NHL draft. The Penguins swung the deal Friday night for Hamhuis, the longtime Nashville defenseman. He will be a free agent next week. The Flyers acquired Hamhuis from the Predators last weekend, but […]

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Edmonton takes Taylor Hall with first pick

Although the Edmonton Oilers agonized over their decision until a few hours before the NHL draft, they eventually decided Taylor Hall was just a bit more irresistible than Tyler Seguin. Both 18-year-old prospects realize this debate could go on for two more decades. The Oilers selected Hall with the No. 1 pick Friday night, going […]

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Henin, Clijsters renew rivalry at Wimbledon

Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters were evenly matched from the start of their professional rivalry, 12 years ago in a qualifying tournament near Tel Aviv. Henin closed out the victory by winning a second-set tiebreaker. She was ranked 294th, Clijsters 513th. With the series now 12-all, the Belgians will play another tiebreaker Monday on a […]

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Clean sweep for South America at WCup

Chiles progress to the second round of the World Cup means that every South American team made it out of the group stage for the first time in twenty years. Chile, despite a 2-1 defeat to Spain Friday, joined Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay in the round of 16. Thats the first time each South […]

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