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Pitcher R.A. Dickey's Tale Is As Wild As A Knuckleball

The 37-year-old New York Met makes his All-Star Game debut on Tuesday, and it's been a long, strange trip. Abused as a child, missing a crucial ligament in his throwing arm — Dickey overcame obstacles by putting his faith in a rare and fluttering pitch.
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From College Park To The Olympics: Coach Andrew Valmon

He's an Olympic gold medalist, coach of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field team and the head track coach at the University of Maryland, a well-respected collegiate program struggling to survive.

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Federer Picks Up 7th Wimbledon Title

Roger Federer now shares the Wimbledon men's singles record with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw. Andy Murray had hoped to be the first Briton to win the Wimbledon title in 76 years. Linda Wertheimer talks to Doug Robson, who covered Wimbledon for USA Today, about the tournament.
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Federer Dashes UK Hopes With Wimbledon Win

Collapsing to the ground, Roger Federer rolled right back up with a look of joy as he took in his seventh Wimbledon title on Sunday. He beat out Britain's Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 in a match that electrified fans and came this close to giving the UK its first Wimbledon men's singles title since 1936.

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