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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.


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.


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.


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.