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June 18, 2007
June 18, 2007

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June 18, 2007

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Pro Football
  • At his first Patriots minicamp, wideout Randy Moss looked like a new man. Can a player disparaged for his work ethic succeed in an all-for-one ethos?

  • Rafael Nadal and Justine Henin once again ruled the French¬†Open, winning their third straight titles in grand fashion on Roland Garros's terre battue

Horse Racing
  • No Triple Crown on the line? No problem. Showing the boys a thing or two, Rags¬†to¬†Riches raced into the history books at the Belmont, holding off the favorite in a stirring stretch duel

Motor Sports
Omar Minaya

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Robert Kubica of BMW-Sauber veered off the track on the 27th lap of theCanadian Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal on Sunday, smacked a wall and slidthrough a shower of debris. Kubica suffered a slight concussion and a sprainedright ankle; Lewis Hamilton took the checkered flag for Team McLaren, becomingthe first black driver to win an F/1 race (page 62).

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Neck Tied
Shawn Bunch put Zach Roberson in an uncomfortable position en route to avictory in the semifinals of the 60-kg class at the U.S. wrestling World TeamTrials last Saturday in Las Vegas. Roberson won the match but failed to qualifyfor the worlds in Azerbaijan in September, losing to Mike Zadick in thefinal.

Point ofAgreement
Diamondbacks second baseman Orlando Hudson got the response he wanted from homeplate umpire Mike Reilly, who called Hudson safe following a rundown in whichRed Sox catcher Jason Varitek dropped the ball. Arizona lost the game 10--3last Friday night in Phoenix but split the next two against Boston and atweek's end was tied with San Diego atop the NL West.

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