Wrestling With Mortality

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The World Wrestling Entertainment is giving Iraq a run for its money. Yesterday morning, Brian Adams (right), a former professional wrestling champion who intermittently participated in the WWE from 1990 through 2001, died after being found unconscious in his Tampa Bay home around 11 a.m. He was 44. Adams, known to the wrestling world as [&hellip
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Jet Lag

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The New York Jets’ star running back Thomas Jones, who they acquired in the offseason from the Chicago Bears, will miss an unspecified amount of time after suffering a strained right calf muscle during Sunday’s practice. Although Jones has never been the lone featured running back in any offense, the former Bear has come to [&hellip
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Bronx Bliss

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Everything seems to be going the New York Yankees’ way these days. On a night when Mariano Rivera blew his first save since April 20, the Bronx Bombers needed just a little roller off the inside off Derek Jeter’s bat to beat the Baltimore Orioles. Jeter (pictured), who came to the plate with runners on [&hellip
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Backups Star In Jets Opener

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On a rainy, cold night in the Meadowlands on Friday, a couple of backups might have warmed the hearts and homes of hardcore Jets fans everywhere. Second-string running back Leon Washington and second-string quarterback Kellen Clemens shone in the Jets’ 31-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons—the first preseason contest for both teams. Washington, a second-year [&hellip
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Giant Questions

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Although the final score didn’t matter—the New York Giants lost to the Carolina Panthers, 24-21—the only thing large about the Giants following Saturday night’s first preseason game were the question marks that still surround the team heading into the final three weeks of training camp. Without Michael Strahan (pictured)—who mulled retirement somewhere far away from [&hellip
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Choked Up: Mets Blowing Lead

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The New York Mets’ bullpen apparently thinks it’s the holiday season, because game after game they give gifts to both their opponents and Atlanta and Philadelphia—the two teams chasing them in the NL East division. On Friday, closer Billy Wagner (pictured) gave his biggest present to Florida shortstop Hanley Ramirez, tossing a fastball right down [&hellip
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Sweeping Success

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After fattening up on bottom-of-the-food-chain fodder since the All-Streak break, the New York Yankees marched into Jacobs Field this weekend with something to prove: That they belonged with the big boys. The AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians—embroiled in both a divisional and Wild Card race—needed to make a statement in the series as well. What would [&hellip
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Tomahawk Chopped

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You might not know it from the national media, but they did actually play baseball games last night outside of San Francisco; in Queens, they actually played a rather important one. The first-place New York Mets and second-place Atlanta Braves began a series to establish NL East supremacy last night, and the Braves drew first [&hellip
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