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The Associated Press said Eva showed up for the ceremony wearing “towering silver heels.” Given that the woman is 5-2, maybe 5-1, she probably refers to the shoes as her “Boykins.”

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The Celtics must have been a little alarmed when Ray Allen said, after surgery on both ankles, that his feet are “perfect … like having two new pairs of feet.”

After all, they didn’t acquire him to hit the four-footer.

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To hear the New York tabloids tell it, Alex Rodriguez is so self-absorbed, he puts the “I” in MRI.

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Too bad Chuck LaMar is no longer the GM of the Devil Rays. Then he could hire Larry Bowa as his manager, and I could write: “I now pronounce you Chuck and Larry.”

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Can’t get used to the idea of a boat sponsored by Switzerland — a landlocked country — winning back-to-back America’s Cups. Next thing you know, teams from North Carolina and Anaheim will win back-to-back Stanley Cups.

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Turning to tennis, the men’s doubles final at Wimbledon — in which Brazil’s Marcelo Melo and Andre Sa beat Australia’s Paul Hanley and NewZealand’s Kevin Ullyett — was one for the record books. The match lasted 102 games and two prime ministers.

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Why would Mike Hargrove quit as the Mariners manager with his club playing so well? Just guessing: After 16 years as a big-league skipper, he wanted to spend more time with his sanity.

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