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How do sports stars fit in?

 

Animal I most resemble

Sudoku is …

Favorite '80s song

News story you're sick of

Concert you'd like to attend this summer

Has seen The Da Vinci Code

JUSTIN VERLANDER Tigers P

A "liger." A lion and tiger mix

That numbers game. I suck at it

You Spin Me Round (Dead or Alive)

Gas prices

Not a big concertgoer

No

TAMIKA WHITMORE Fever F

Koala bear

A headache

Anything by Tina Turner

Everything with the Iraq war

Anthony Hamilton

Yes. I'd give it 3 1/2 stars

SHAWN HORCOFF Oilers C

A hawk. That's my nickname. It's my nose

Addictive

More Than a Feeling (Boston, 1976)

Nick and Jessica

Pearl Jam

Yes. It's not great. 2 1/2 stars

MATT HOLLIDAY Rockies LF

A lion

For smart people

I can't think of one. I'm not a fan of the '80s

The Barry Bonds steroid scandal

Dave Matthews

Yes. Three stars

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JOHN BIEVER (VERLANDER)

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RON HOSKINS/NBAE/GETTY IMAGES (WHITMORE)

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ANDY MARLIN/GETTY IMAGES (HORCOFF)

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JOHN W. MCDONOUGH (HOLLIDAY)

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TOM BRAKEFIELD/CORBIS (LIGER)

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PAUL A. SOUDERS/CORBIS (KOALA)

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DLILLC/CORBIS (LION)

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DARRYL BAUTISTA/POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL/AP (GAS)

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COLUMBIA PICTURES/IMAGINE ENTERTAINMENT/PHOTOFEST (DA VINCI CODE)

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KEVIN MAZUR/WIREIMAGE.COM (PEARL JAM)