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He’s back in the NFL … for now. Replacing one injured head case with an oft-suspended one only makes sense to the Bengals.
Bring on the U.S. Open for Rafa. He ascended to the ATP’s No. 1 spot a day after winning an Olympic gold medal.
Another late-season deal landed the future Hall of Famer on the Dodgers again. He needs two more wins to pass Roger Clemens.
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