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No One Gets The Tour De France Titles Lance Armstrong Lost

While acknowledging that the decision "might appear harsh for those who rode clean," the International Cycling Union decided that there would be "little honor" for any cyclist who stood to gain because of the doping scandal that cost Lance Armstrong his seven victories.
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Giants' Sandoval Joins Home Run Elite In 8-3 Win

The San Francisco Giants hosted the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night. The well-rested Tigers couldn't stop the Giants, who were riding their momentum from a thrilling Game 7 playoff victory. The Giants won, 8-3.
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As World Series Begins, Detroit Catches Tigers Fever

In a city teetering on the edge of financial collapse, people have one championship-contending bright spot: The Detroit Tigers hope to gain the World Series title that has eluded them since 1984 and once again have the kind of citywide celebration locals still talk about today.
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NFL Gig A Dream Come True For Replacement Ref

Inspired by a fellow referee who was sick with cancer, high school football ref Mike Wilmoth dropped 25 pounds, ignored the naysayers, and was picked to officiate a total of six NFL games. Wilmoth talks about making it to the big leagues and the challenges of working as a replacement ref.
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Wilson Building Flies St. Louis Flag, To Honor Baseball Bet

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Wondering why you a see a strange flag flying over the Wilson building today? It's to settle a bet made between Mayor Vincent Gray and the mayor of St. Louis over the result of the NLDS.

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