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Can anyone stop Serena at Roland-Garros?

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 05/25/2013 - 10:23am
Not so long ago, the introductions to my women’s Grand Slam previews all had two words in common: “wide open.” As late as the end of 2011, that’s how the WTA draws always felt. Things have changed in a hurry. Coming into Roland Garros in 2013, the top women are vying with the top men to see who can put a tighter stranglehold on their respective tour. Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Victoria ...    

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Tigers 6, Twins 0

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 05/25/2013 - 4:09am
DETROIT (AP) - Add another near miss in this 2013 baseball season - this time it was Detroit's Anibal Sanchez falling just short of a no-hitter.Sanchez's bid was broken up with one out in the ninth inning Friday night when Minnesota's Joe Mauer hit a clean single up the middle. That was the only hit the right-hander allowed in the Tigers' 6-0 victory over the Twins. It was the fourth one-hitter of...    

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When great turns into G.O.A.T.

MSNBC: Sports - Fri, 05/24/2013 - 2:48pm
When I was young, the majority opinion – at least among the kids at my school – was that the devil played the fiddle better than Johnny did in the song “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Obviously, that would have messed up the general narrative of that song, but it was a good lesson in subjectivity. It’s all a matter of opinion. There isn’t a best ever. Not really. Not even in a song.But it leads ...    

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Francona manages at Fenway for 1st time since 2011

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 05/23/2013 - 7:13pm
BOSTON (AP) - Terry Francona is back at Fenway Park as an opposing manager for the first time since he left the Red Sox.Francona brought the Cleveland Indians to Boston for a four-game series starting Thursday night. He was let go by the Red Sox after eight years as their manager following a September 2011 collapse left them out of the playoffs.He was relaxed and spoke calmly for about 20 minutes ...    

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