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November 23, 2009
What smart fans should do this week
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November 23, 2009

Gameplan

What smart fans should do this week

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Athletes in the mix Britney lip-synching is like ... Must-have fall accessory I always sleep in my ... Favorite movie quote Plastic surgery I might consider
RICH PEVERLEY Thrashers C Hockey without a puck A winter hat Boxer shorts and T-shirt "You can't handle the truth!" Tummy tuck
CARLOS BOCANEGRA USA Soccer D Music to my ears My new scarf from Paris Retainer "Allow myself to introduce myself" Anything to look like Brad Pitt in Fight Club
MARCUS MCNEILL Chargers T Every little boy's dream MacBook Air Jordan shorts and a wife beater "With every step I gain more confidence" I wouldn't have plastic surgery
CURTIS LOFTON Falcons LB No comment A heavy coat Oklahoma gym shorts Don't have one Lasik

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MLS Cup

Down is up, and West is East: On Sunday (ESPN) the L.A. Galaxy, the West champs, meet Real Salt Lake, the lowest seed and winner of the Eastern Conference final ... even though it plays in the West. (Wild cards are seeded by record, not conference.) L.A. can cap a tumultuous year—remember the Landon Donovan--David Beckham tiff?—with its third MLS title.

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Jets vs. Patriots

Before New England visited the Meadowlands in September, Jets coach Rex Ryan left voice messages for season-ticket holders, saying his team needed them in full throat that weekend. It worked: The place was a madhouse, and New York won 16--9. Will Bill Belichick do the same for his team? Doubt it, but the first-place Pats may not need help. They're unbeaten at home this year.

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National Dog Show

The Lions (hosting the Packers) and the Raiders (visiting the Cowboys) won't be the only dogs on TV this Thanksgiving. NBC has the Kennel Club of Philadelphia's annual canine throwdown (taped last weekend). Sadie, a Scottish terrier ranked No. 1 dog in the country by the America Kennel Club, will be among the four-legged favorites.

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