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HERE'S BUD IN YOUR EYE! Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina makes a suds-soaked entrance into the locker room celebration following St. Louis's 6--2 win over the Rangers in Game 7 of the World Series last Friday at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals, who were 10½ games out of the wild card as late as Aug. 25, won the franchise's 11th Series title (page 86).
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TROY POLAMALU WILL GRIND YOUR BONES TO MAKE HIS BREAD The Steelers' safety went a-headhuntin' in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Patriots at Heinz Field. Wes Welker held on to the ball, but Pittsburgh limited New England to 213 total yards in a 25--17 victory.
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CANNONBALL! Mexico's Yahel Ernesto Castillo and Julian Isaac Sanchez appear to understand the gravity of the moment during the men's synchronized three-meter springboard diving competition at last week's Pan Am Games in Mexico. The duo won the gold medal.