New Years Day Hockey
Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates his game-winning shootout goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the NHL Winter Classic outdoor hockey game at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008. The Penguins captain gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 shootout win over the Sabres in front of an NHL-record 71,217 fans on Tuesday.
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LSU Wins Title
LSU quarterback Matt Flynn (15) holds up the BCS championship trophy as coach Les Miles looks on at the end of the BCS championship college football game against Ohio State at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 7, 2008. LSU routed Ohio State 38-24 for the BCS national title.
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Fall From Grace
Former New York Yankees baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, center, listens as his attorneys Rusty Hardin, left, and Lanny Breuer, right, try to address members questions during testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, before the House Oversight, and Government Reform committee hearing on drug use in baseball.
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One Giant Loss
New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan (92) reacts after sacking New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) in the third quarter during Super Bowl XLII at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, in Glendale, Ariz. The Giants upset the Patriots 17-14.
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Opening Day In D.C.
The Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals stand along the baselines for the singing of the National Anthem before the home opener for the Nationals in their new ballpark Sunday, March 30, 2008, in Washington.
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Kansas NCAA Hoops Champions
Kansas' Matt Kleinmann (54), Darrell Arthur, center, and Mario Chalmers, right, celebrate their 75-68 victory over Memphis in overtime in the championship game at the NCAA college basketball Final Four Monday, April 7, 2008, in San Antonio.
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Big Brown: Close, But ...
Kent Desormeaux rides Big Brown to a resounding victory during the 134th Kentucky Derby Saturday, May 3, 2008, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Big Brown went on to win the Preakness Stakes but failed to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 30 years, losing the Belmont Stakes.
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Tiger Wins U.S. Open
Tiger Woods celebrates after making an eagle on the 13th hole during the third round of the U.S. Open championship at Torrey Pines Golf Course on Saturday, June 14, 2008, in San Diego. Woods won the U.S. Open against Rocco Mediate after a sudden death hole following an 18-hole playoff round.
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Red Wings Hoist Cup
The Detroit Red Wings pose with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 4, 2008. For the fourth time in 11 seasons, the Red Wings are the Stanley Cup champions.
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Celtics Win NBA Championship
Boston Celtics' Ray Allen celebrates a three-point shot in front of Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom (7) and Lakers coach Phil Jackson, left, in the fourth quarter of Game 6 of the NBA finals Tuesday, June 17, 2008, in Boston. The Celtics crushed the Lakers 131-92 to win their series and the NBA title.
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Nadal Wins Wimbledon
Spain's Rafael Nadal falls to the ground after defeating Roger Federer to win the Men's Singles final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, Sunday, July 6, 2008.
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True Mid-Summer Classic
The Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau (33), of the American League, and Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann, of the National League, react after Morneau scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly by the Texas Rangers' Michael Young in the 15th inning of the All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 16, 2008. The American League won 4-3.
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Sastre Wins Tour de France
Carlos Sastre of Spain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides in the pack during the 21st stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Etampes and Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2008. Sastre won the Tour de France.
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Beijing Summer Games
Fireworks explode over the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics in Beijing, Friday, Aug 8, 2008.
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Padraig Wins PGA
Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, celebrates after sinking a putt for par on 18th hole that gave him the win in the 90th PGA Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township, Mich. The PGA win followed Harrington's victory in The British Open.
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The Flying Fish
Michael Phelps swims in a men's 200-meter butterfly heat during the swimming competitions in the National Aquatics Center at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 11, 2008. Dubbed 'The Flying Fish' by the Chinese, Phelps won eight gold medals.
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Federer Wins U.S. Open
Roger Federer, of Switzerland, kisses the championship trophy after winning the men's finals championship over Andy Murray, of Britain, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Sept. 8, 2008. It was Federer's fifth consecutive Open win.
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Finale In The Bronx
The sun sets behind Yankee Stadium before action begins between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 at Yankee Stadium in New York. The New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 in the final game in Yankee Stadium.
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Philadelphia Phillies' Brad Lidge, left, and Carlos Ruiz react after their victory in Game 5 of the World Series in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008. The Phillies defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 to win the series.
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Radcliffe Wins Third NYC Marathon
Paula Radcliffe leads the women's elite runners across the Verrazano Narrows Bridge at the start of the ING New York City Marathon Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008 in New York. Radcliffe won her second consecutive New York City Marathon.
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