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Today is Monday, July 10, the 191st day of 2006 with 174 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, April 8, the 98th day of 2006 with 267 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 12, the 255h day of 2005 with 110 to follow.
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Pierce tops Mauresmo to reach semis

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Two-time Grand Slam champion Mary Pierce easily defeated former world No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo in an all-French quarterfinal Wednesday at the U.S. Open.

Nadal wins, Gaudio upset at U.S. Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Second seed Rafael Nadal breezed into the second round at the U.S. Open Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 10, the 191st day of 2005 with 174 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, April 8, the 98th day of 2005 with 267 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 12, the 256th day of 2004 with 110 to follow.
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Tennis great Arthur Ashe on 2005 stamp

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the image of Arthur Ashe for a 37-cent stamp, during opening ceremonies Saturday at the U.S. Open in New York.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 10, the 192nd day of 2004 with 174 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, April 8, the 99th day of 2004 with 267 to follow.
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Commentary: Althea, we won't forget

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- There was a significant passing in the sports world last week, and it hardly got anymore than lip service.
RON COLBERT, UPI Sports Managing Editor

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2003 with 110 to follow.
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Sampras to make retirement official

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Pete Sampras, one of the winningest players ever on the ATP Tour, will announce his retirement from tennis Aug. 25 in a ceremony at the U.S. Open.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 10, the 191st day of 2003 with 174 to follow.
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Analysis: Decline of the black golf pro

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- The controversy over the male-only membership policy of the Augusta National Golf Club, host of this week's Masters Tournament, is often seen as a replay of the disputes over the racial integration of golf. Yet, after civil rights triumphs, the history of
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, April 8, the 98th day of 2003 with 267 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2001 with 110 to follow.
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U.S. Open champions

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Sampras storms past Roddick into semis

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Pete Sampras turned Andy Roddick's dream match into a nightmare Thursday night, defeating the 20-year-old in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, in the quarterfinals

Rain still a problem at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- After a rain delay of more than seven hours, play finally got underway Monday at the U.S. Open.

Serena wins, rain disrupts Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Top seed and former champion Serena Williams blew past Daja Bedanova of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-1, Sunday to earn a berth in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Op

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Jockstrip: The world as we know it

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine doesn't understand why malls and shopping centers that offer Victoria's Secret outlets and theaters that show movies loaded with sex are rejecting its public service campaign on infertility prevention.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International
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