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Venus Williams out at French Open

Third-seeded Venus Williams, a 2002 finalist at the French Open, was upset on Friday by no. 29 seed Agnes Szavay 6-0, 6-4 at Roland Garros on Friday. Sister Serena Williams is set to meet unseeded Maria Jose Ma...
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2009 Stanley Cup finals schedule

In a rematch of last year's finals, the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins are slated to face off for the Stanley Cup. Last week, the NHL said the Cup finals wouldn't begin until June 5, but the seri...
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Brady back in action

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw a football in front of his team and the media at Gillette Stadium yesterday afternoon. It was his first time in front of an audience since tearing his ACL and MC...
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Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness Stakes

Rachel Alexandra became the first filly to win the Preakness since 1924, finishing in 1:55.08 over Kentucky Derby darling Mine That Bird. The only filly in the race, Rachel Alexandra went off as the 9-5 favo...
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Part II: National League preseason preview

Dream teams, disasters (we mean you, Padres) and Manny being Manny. Just in time for the start of spring training, it's time to make quick judgments and hasty generalizations about how the 2009 baseball seaso...
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Just enough MLB speculation to digest at once

Is this season locked up, or is it too early to tell? Just in time for the start of spring training, it's time to make quick judgments and hasty generalizations about how the 2009 baseball season will shape up...
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Brady donates laptops, talks of return

A media circus surrounded Patriots quarterback Tom Brady yesterday as he visited the West End House Boys & Girls Club to donate 1,000 laptops through the One Laptop Per Child program. More interesting, howe...
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Happy Truck Day, Red Sox Nation

Truck Day is finally here. The 18-wheeler that transports Red Sox' spring training equipment from Boston to Fort Myers, Fla. will depart from Gate D at Fenway Park at 1 p.m. today to begin a 1,467-mile trek to ...
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Manny gets greedy, rejects $25m offer

When will Manny Ramirez learn we're in a recession? The former Red Sox outfielder, who spent the second half of last season with the Dodgers, has rejected a one-year offer with the team worth $25 million. A...