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How do sports stars fit in?

People say I look like …

Superman power I'd most like to have

Best place to get barbecue?

Song of summer so far?

In a Speedo, I look …

Strangest thing an ump or ref has said to me

AARON HARANG - Reds P

Ben Roethlisberger

Strength

The Barbecue Pit (San Diego)

Dani California (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Horrible

I don't talk to umps

BOBBY ABREU - Phillies RF

Sammy Sosa. But I'm better looking

Good eyes

Not sure

Hips Don't Lie (Shakira, above)

Ugghh, not sure

They're all nice to me. Nothing weird

JAIME MORENO - United F

Jaime Moreno

I'd love to be able to fly

My house. No need to go out for it

Hips Don't Lie

Tremendous

You're an idiot!'

MARCUS THAMES - Tigers RF

Craig Monroe

Vision

Gates (Kansas City, Mo.)

It's Going Down (Yung Joc)

... like Marcus Thames

I missed it, so what do you want me to do aboutit?'

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STUART RAMSON/AP (SHAKIRA); AL BERHMAN/AP (HARANG); BOB ROSATO (ABREU); JOSE L. ARGUETA/INTERNATIONALSPORTSIMAGES.COM (MORENO, LEFT); JONATHAN DANIEL/GETTY IMAGES (THAMES); JOHN IACONO (ROETHLISBERGER); AL TIELEMANS (SOSA); TONY QUINN/WIREIMAGE.COM (MORENO, RIGHT); TED S. WARREN/AP (MONROE); WARNER BROS./PHOTOFEST (SUPERMAN); MARY GODLESKI/AP (SPEEDO); EVAN SIEGLE/BELOIT DAILY NEWS/AP (UMPIRE)