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  • Katie Hoff

    The 19-year-old just set the world record for the 400-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. She used to hold the world record, but Australian Stephanie Rice beat it in March. No doubt that fancy Speedo suit is helping. Read More ›

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  • Jenn Stuczynski

    After having been at it for only four years, she holds the United States record in women’s pole-vaulting. In the tightly geographic world of the sport, she and her coach are outsiders. Now, it looks like she’s headed to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Read More ›

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  • Michel Fournier

    The 64-year-old is going to jump out of a balloon almost 25 miles above the Earth. He’ll pass the sound barrier and reach speeds of nearly 1,000 miles an hour during his fall, which will last about 15 minutes. Along the way, he’ll set records for fastest freefall, longest freefall, highest altitude for human balloon flight and highest parachute jump. Update: The attempt failed after Fournier’s helium balloon detached from his capsule as it was being filled and floated away. Read More ›

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  • Jon Lester No-Hitter

    The Red Sox’s Jon Lester threw 130 pitches against the Kansas City Royals to get the first no-hitter of the season. Jon Lester is awesome. At 24, he’s overcome cancer, pitched a World Series-clinching victory and now has a no-hitter. Read More ›

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  • Unassisted Triple Play

    Cleveland’s Asdrubal Cabrera made only the 14th unassisted triple play in major league history playing against the Toronto Blue Jays Monday night. A line drive to second base with the runners going, and Cabrera makes the triple play look like no big deal. He also hit a homerun earlier in the day in the first game of a double-header, making him the first player to ever do both in the same day. Read More ›

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