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Jury: US Baseball Great Roger Clemens Not Guilty of Lying to Congress

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal jury has found legendary baseball star Roger Clemens not guilty on all charges of lying before Congress about his alleged use of steroids. The jury deliberated 10 hours before finding the pitching great innocent of all six counts, including perjury and obstruction of Congress. The 49 year-old Clemens struggled to hold back […]

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Azarenka Wins Australian Open Title

Posted January 28th, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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The Australian Open women’s tennis championship has been won by Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, becoming the country’s first Grand Slam winner. Azarenka dominated Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-3, 6-0 Saturday in Melbourne to become the world’s number one player. The 22-year-old Azarenka was playing in her first final of 25 Grand Slam events. The men’s […]

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NBA Players Reject League’s “Best” Offer; Season in Jeopardy

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The basketball players’ union has turned down the National Basketball Association’s “best” offer, possibly ending the season before it begins. National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter said Monday the collective bargaining process had completely broken down. He said the players intend to dissolve the union and file an anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA. […]

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St. Louis Cardinals Win Baseball’s World Series

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The St. Louis Cardinals have won Major League Baseball’s World Series, coming from behind to defeat the visiting Texas Rangers 6-2 in the deciding seventh game of the championship series. Pitcher Chris Carpenter, who started three games for the Cardinals in this year’s World Series, earned the victory late Friday, giving up just two runs […]

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Cardinals Rout Rangers on Pujols’ 3 HRs

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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St. Louis Cardinals’ baseball star Albert Pujols tied a World Series record Saturday, clubbing three home runs in leading the Cards to a 16-7 rout of the host Texas Rangers. Pujols joins Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson – both of the New York Yankees – as the only players to hit three round-trippers in a […]

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Sports Court Overturns IOC Doping Eligibility Rule

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected an International Olympic Committee doping eligibility rule, clearing the way for dozens of athletes who used illegal drugs to compete at next year’s London Olympics. A three-man panel at the Lausanne-based court Thursday upheld the appeal by reigning 400-meter Olympic champion LeShawn Merritt of the United States, […]

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Kenya’s Makau Breaks World Marathon Record

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 8:03 am (UTC-5)
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A Kenyan runner has set a new world marathon record. Patrick Makau won the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, running the 42.2 kilometers in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 38 seconds. Makau’s time is 21 seconds better than the previous record, set in Berlin three years ago by Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie. The 26-year-old Makau also won last […]

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Kenya’s Makau Breaks World Marathon Record

Posted September 25th, 2011 at 5:58 am (UTC-5)
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A Kenyan runner has set a new world marathon record. Patrick Makau won the Berlin Marathon Sunday, running the 42.2 kilometers in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 38 seconds. Makau’s time is 21 seconds better than the previous record, held by Ethiopia’s Haile Gebrselassie, who set that record in Berlin three years ago. Kenyans took the […]

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Rain Washes Out US Open Play

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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The entire men’s and women’s draws at the U.S. Open will be in action Wednesday, after rain soaked the courts in New York and postponed all of Tuesday’s scheduled matches. Combining two days of play into one would allow the tournament to remain on schedule to finish with the women’s final on Saturday followed by […]

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Top Seed Djokovic Moves Into US Open Quarterfinals

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 3:06 am (UTC-5)
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Top-seeded Novak Djokovic has advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open, where he will face fellow Serbian Janko Tipsarevic. Djokovic won a tiebreaker to take the first set Monday against Ukrainian Alexander Dolgopolov, and rallied to take the match 7-6, 6-4, 6-2, while Tipsarevic needed four sets to move past Spain’s Juan Carlos Ferrero. […]

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