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" Michael Phelps dominated the first week of the Olympics, setting world record after world record in winning eight gold medals. He is the world's best athlete right now.

" Jamaica's Usain Bolt shattered his own world record in winning the 100-meters at the Olympics.

" The U. S. Olympic men's and women's basketball teams continue to roll on.

" Cliff Lee of the Indians is 17-2 with a 2.43 ERA.

" The Mets have won six straight games to take charge in the NL East.


" Several athletes have been tossed from the Olympics due to positive drug tests.

" A Swedish wrestler was stripped of his bronze medal after protesting while on the podium.

" Joe Gibbs Racing trying to alter the result of chassis tests on the cars of Tony Stewart and Joey Lagano. Look for MASCAR to issue stern punishments.

" John McEnroe was thrown out of his match at a Rhode Island tournament after arguing with a chair umpire and making a gesture at fans.

" The Nationals have dropped 10 straight games.

" Tom Glavine's latest injury could end his career.