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July 02, 2012
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July 02, 2012

Go Figure

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Combined syllables in the first and last names of the four defenders who started for Greece in its 4--2 quarterfinal loss to Germany at Euro 2012.

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Feet climbed over seven days, to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, by 31-year-old Spencer West, who used his arms to pull himself along, having lost both legs at age five due to a genetic spinal disorder.

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Seconds shaved last week off Secretariat's official time at the 1973 Preakness, to 1:53, after film review found that the Triple Crown winner had broken the track record of 153 2/5, which was shared by three horses.

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Career walk-off HRs by Phillies 1B Jim Thome, the latest last Saturday, breaking the MLB record shared by Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial, Frank Robinson and Babe Ruth.

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Followers on Twitter for @EinAugenschmaus, a deaf woman who tweets the on-field discussions of Germany's players and coaches at Euro 2012, which she lip-reads.

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