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THE STRIKE ZONE
August 29, 2011
Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool
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August 29, 2011

The Strike Zone

Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

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NBA lockout, Day 42: Delonte West, whose weapons charges keep him from playing abroad, applied for a job at Home Depot.

The Dude abides (but may not approve): Jeff Bridges lost out to Miley Cyrus in a vote to induct a celeb into the bowling HOF.

Tony Romo says his bachelor party earlier this year was alcohol-free—just 15 guys playing hide-and-seek. Seriously.

A Beijing "goodwill" hoops game between Georgetown and a Chinese military team ended in a chair-hurling brawl between players and fans.

The Bears protested a new 35-yard-line kickoff rule, which is aimed at preventing injuries, by kicking from the 30—and lost a player to a torn meniscus on the play.

#losing: Charlie Sheen ruptured the ulnar nerve in his elbow while taking BP at Chase Field.

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