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  • Barnsley 2-2 Sheffield United
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    Darius Henderson scores two penalties to earn Sheffield United a draw at south Yorkshire rivals Barnsley and end a run of four straight defeats.

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  • Video Games That Time Forgot: Jet Li: Rise to Honor 2004
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    You wouldn’t know it from the “Expendables” trailer and the extremely low profile he’s keeping now, but five years ago Jet Li was put forth as the Next Big Kung-Fu Crossover Star.

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  • Top 10 Reasons Why the World Won’t End in 2012
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    This latest installment in decades of flaky astronomical apocalypse predictions is loosely based on the Mayan calendar that marks the end of a 5,126-year era. Apparently the Mayans…

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  • Researchers Neutralize Parkinson’s Dopamine Killers
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    futurity.org writes with news that Iowa State researchers have made a breakthrough that could eventually lead to a cure for Parkinson’s. Identifying the protein that kills the dopamine-producing cells in the brain has allowed the researchers to disable it and could be the first step in the development of new treatments. “Now, Kanthasamy’s group is looking for additional compounds that also can serve to neutralize protein kinase-C. By identifying (more…)

  • Zenyatta, a mare, wins Breeders’ Cup Classic
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    What a gal! Zenyatta overcame early trouble to beat the boys in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday, running her record to 14-0 in the most impressive effort of her career.

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  • Modern Warfare 2 Released Early in North Eastern U.S. GameSt
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    Some lucky players are now playing Modern Warfare 2 early this weekend as GameStops in Northeastern states have been granted special dispensation from Activision to release them early due to street-breaking mom-and-pop stores.

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  • Nancy Lieberman To Become the NBA’s 1st Female Head Coach?
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    If there ever will be a female NBA head coach in my lifetime, I’m thinking Nancy Lieberman has got a shot. Lieberman took the first step toward that Thursday when she was named head coach of the Dallas Mavericks’ D-League team in Frisco, Texas, that will begin play next year.

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  • Doyle upbeat for France play-off
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    Kevin Doyle is optimistic that the Republic of Ireland will earn a place in the World Cup finals by surprising France in the play-offs.

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  • 13 Year Old Basketball Prodigy from Canada
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    At 6′6 and 195 pounds, Andrew Wiggins is literally and figuratively, a man amongst boys to his Middle School opponents and teammates.

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  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wilt Chamberlain
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    Wilt Chamberlain. The mere mention of the Big Dipper’s name evokes images of hoops dominance and romantic impossibilities. The man who once scored 100 points in a single game and claimed to have bedded 20,000 women was a fairly enigmatic figure, though, as his huge athletic gifts made him something of a loner throughout his career.

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