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From Manhattan To Washington, American Indians Get Snookered

From Manhattan To Washington, American Indians Get Snookered

Twenty-four dollars. That, supposedly, was the price Governor Peter Minuit paid American Indians for the island of Manhattan in 1625. It's a tale historians find suspect. In the f ...

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Legend Phelps To Return To Pool

Legend Phelps To Return To Pool

Washington (AFP) - Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps, who retired from the sport after taking six medals at the 2012 London Olympics, will make his competitive comeback ne ...

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Powell Blasts ‘Unfair, Unjust’ Doping Ban

Powell Blasts ‘Unfair, Unjust’ Doping Ban

Kingston (Jamaica) (AFP) - Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record holder, slammed the 18-month doping ban meted out to him on Thursday calling it "unfair" an ...

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Serena Powers Into Miami Final

Serena Powers Into Miami Final

Miami (AFP) - World number one Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the final of the Miami hardcourt tournament. Williams extended her dominance ...

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Mark Cuban Is Wrong, There Are No Limits To NFL Mania

Mark Cuban Is Wrong, There Are No Limits To NFL Mania

By David Whitley, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. -- Are you ready for some football? Five nights a week? That’s where the National Football League might be headed, and Mark Cuban ...

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Jeff Miller: Angels Will Beat The Odds, Win World Series

Jeff Miller: Angels Will Beat The Odds, Win World Series

By Jeff Miller, The Orange County Register The Angels will not, contrary to the consensus, finish third in their division this season. They will not, as suggested by The Sporting ...

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Nishikori Upsets Federer, Djokovic Ousts Murray

Nishikori Upsets Federer, Djokovic Ousts Murray

Miami (AFP) - Novak Djokovic eliminated defending champ Andy Murray in straight sets and fifth seed Roger Federer was sent crashing out of the ATP Tour's Miami Masters tournament ...

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Pacers Out Muscle Heat To Clinch Division Title

Pacers Out Muscle Heat To Clinch Division Title

Indianapolis (AFP) -- Evan Turner came off the bench to score the go-ahead basket with 90 seconds left as the Indiana Pacers edged out reigning league champs Miami 84-83 to clinch ...

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Triangle Can Be A Beautiful Thing, But Will Knicks Be A Fit?

Triangle Can Be A Beautiful Thing, But Will Knicks Be A Fit?

By Al Iannazone, Newsday Michael Jordan didn't fully commit at first and needed some convincing, but Phil Jackson got through to him that fully embracing the triangle offense woul ...

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Key NCAA Question: Will Number Four Seeds Storm The Final Four?

Key NCAA Question: Will Number Four Seeds Storm The Final Four?

By Mark Bradley, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution How we know that this NCAA tournament isn't like any other NCAA tournament: According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, the second and thi ...

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