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N.Y. Yankees Win With Help From Raul Ibanez

In the bottom of the ninth against Baltimore, manager Joe Girardi sat down struggling Alex Rodriguez. He sent in pinch-hitter Raul Ibanez. He hit a home run to tie the game, then hit another home run in extra innings as the Yankees won 3-2.
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Doping Agency Outlines Evidence Against Armstrong

The United States Anti Doping Agency has released its report on Lance Armstrong. It outlines the evidence the agency used to strip Armstrong of his Tour de France titles and banned him from cycling.
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Football Player-Turned-Actor Alex Karras Dies

Alex Karras played defense for the Detroit Lions in the 1960s. He turned to acting when he retired his cleats, landing a number of character roles in television and film. He was 77.
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Nats Fizzle In First Home Playoff Game In 79 Years

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The Natitude was strong amongst fans at Nationals Park Wednesday afternoon, but unfortunately that did not translate to success on the field, as the Cardinals down the Nats 8-0.

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Alex Karras, Former NFL Star And Actor, Dies

A defensive lineman for the Detroit Lions in the '60s, he went on to act in Blazing Saddles and other movies, and to star in TV's Webster. Karras was 77. He suffered kidney failure.
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It's Good To Root, Root, Root For The Home Team

In the world of sports — even if you move often — commentator Frank Deford says your loyalty should always be to your hometown team.

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