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Favre Thinks He Might Have Cracked Rib

  • August 31, 2009, 10:37 PM

HOUSTON (AP) -- Vikings quarterback Brett Favre says he might have a cracked rib, although it didn't prevent him from starting against the Texans.

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Pettitte Nearly Perfect in Win Over Orioles

  • August 31, 2009, 10:35 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Andy Pettitte retired his first 20 batters before a lamentable seventh-inning sequence spoiled both his perfect game and no-hit bid, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 Monday night.

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Caroline Thayer

You've Got to Watch U.S. Open Tennis


The U.S. Open has arrived. Yes, it is that time of year, when school starts, warm weather fades away, and a major tennis tournament comes to the United States.

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Sarah Braunstein

U.S. Open Preview

  • The Arena
  • Sarah Braunstein
  • August 31, 2009, 6:28 PM

I may be the baseball expert here at SI Kids but I am also a tennis fanatic. I always enjoy the Australian Open, The French Open and Wimbledon, but of all the majors, my favorite is the U.S. Open.

As the last grand slam of the year, it gives players a chance to make a statement and end on a high note. Read on for a quick guide to the five men and five women to pay attention to this year...

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Duane Munn

Steve Nash: (Not So) Smooth Operator

  • Hoophead
  • Duane Munn
  • August 31, 2009, 3:19 PM


Courtesy of Reuters

What do you do if you're a two-time NBA MVP stationed in Beijing, China (rebuilding a basketball court and hosting a coaching clinic), and you want to play a pick-up game without being noticed?

If you're Steve Nash... you go undercover (cue Jason Bourne theme!).

Take a closer look at that pic. That's Nash in the Captain Jack Sparrow-bandana, the Kareem Abdul Jabbar goggles, and the...

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Sarah Braunstein

The Stinky Five: August 31


They say that one is the loneliest number, and that’s certainly true for four of the five teams in this week’s Stinky Five. They all played a bunch of games in the last week, but managed to win only one.

And what about the fifth team? Well, that’s a very special selection. You’ll have to read on to find out who it is…

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Jeremy Smith

Celebrity Q&As at Arthur Ashe Kids Day


Jeremy Smith talks tennis and more with actor Will Ferrell, singer Jordin Sparks, and rock band Honor Society at the U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Kids Day...

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