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HOUSTON ASTROS

AMANDA BEARD IS GETTING NAKED. AGAIN.

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Amanda Beard, the champion breaststroker who maintained her dominance over three Olympic Games, is now better remembered for <a href="http://digg.com/celebrity/Amanda_Beard_nude_in_Playboy_20_Pictures" target="_blank">her Playboy spread</a>.

HOUSTON ASTROS

THE BREWERS ARE PUSHY

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NL - Milwaukee <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=280804117&action=playvideo&hcmp=motion" target="_blank">dropped the seventh of its last nine games</a> last night to the Reds and nerves seem to be getting frayed among the Cerveceros.

HOUSTON ASTROS

SHAWN CHACON IS LIVING THE DREAM

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Astros pitcher Shawn Chacon has been <a href="http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/chronicle/5856597.html" target="_blank">suspended indefinitely</a> after an altercation with general manager Ed Wade turned violent.

HOUSTON ASTROS

ANAL FISSURE? I HARDLY KNOW HER!

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Astros second baseman Kaz Mastui <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/spring2008/news/story?id=3294343" target="_blank">will be sidelined for two weeks</a> after he has surgery on his anal fissures.

HOUSTON ASTROS

HUNTER PENCE CONFUSED BY CLEAR OBJECTS

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I've barely heard of Hunter Pence before this morning, but the Astros' young outfielder will now be forever famous for having the spatial reasoning of a barn swallow: Pence <a href="http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/5551817.html" target="_blank">crashed through a plate glass sliding door</a> that he thought had been left open, leaving him with lacerations all over his body.

HOUSTON ASTROS

CRAPPY TEAMS LOOKING AT COLON

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There are a few pennant contenders (Note: Actual contention will end on or before tax day) <a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08039/855811-63.stm" title="Pittsburgh Post Gazette" target="_blank">interested in former Cy Young winner Bartolo Colon</a>:The Pirates, Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals had scouts at Colon's most recent start, Wednesday in the Caribbean World Series.

ANDY RODDICK

ANDY PETTITTE JUST WANTED TO HEAL

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<a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=Aie2w8iLOktPC6Lqc3LkGzU5nYcB?slug=ap-pettitte-hghadmission&prov=ap&type=lgns" title="Yahoo Sports" target="_blank">Andy Pettitte admitted to using HGH</a> in a press conference yesterday:"In 2002 I was injured.

CINCINNATI BENGALS

STAY OF EXECUTION FOR STADIUM'S PIGEONS

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As <a href="http://deadspin.com/sports/poop/bring-your-umbrellas-to-paul-brown-stadium-on-monday-304783.php" target="_blank">Deadspin</a> noted yesterday, Cincinnati officials were looking for a way to deal with the pigeon infestation at Paul Brown Stadium, which has led to several customers dealing with pigeon shit in their food and drink.

HOUSTON ASTROS

CUBS ARE BEST OF THE WORST, FOR NOW

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The Chicago Cubs moved a half-game up on the Milwaukee Brewers to take the NL Central Division lead with a <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/recap?gid=270913118" title="Yahoo Sports" target="_blank">6-2 win over the Houston Astros last night</a>.

Fans

THE GREATEST MARRIAGE PROPOSAL EVER?

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The Astros lost at home to the Nationals last night, but they still <a href="http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/5070401.html" target="_blank">had a better night than one fan</a> who used the romantic backdrop of a meaningless baseball game in humid-ass Houston to propose to his date.

COLORADO ROCKIES

WHO CAN STOP THE CUBS JUGGERNAUT?

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Don't look now, but the mighty Chicago Cubs are only 3.

FRANK THOMAS

BIG HURT AND BIGGIO ATTAIN MILESTONES

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Frank Thomas became the 21st MLB player to hit 500 home runs, and Craig Biggio notched his 3000th hit (the 27th player to do so) last night, marking the first time in history that two very good players on teams no one particularly cared about reached important milestones on the night of a more entertaining NBA draft.

HOUSTON ASTROS

THE ASTROS HAVE PROBLEMS

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The Astros blew a 3-2 lead in the 8th inning last night, as a 5-run outburst by the A's led to a <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=270613118" target="_blank">7-3 defeat for Houston</a>.

BRIAN URLACHER

PETA STILL TRYING TO INFLUENCE SPORTS

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Last week LSU <a href="http://www.everydayshouldbesaturday.com/?p=3439" target="_blank">mourned the passing</a> of its 17-year-old tiger mascot Mike V when the big kitty's kidneys failed.

ATLANTA FALCONS

MIKE VICK SUDDENLY A SYMPATHETIC FIGURE

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We all remember those good times from yesterday, when police searched one of Michael Vick's properties and <a href="../post.phtml?pk=2713" target="_blank">found neglected dogs</a>, which stirred the news that he's long been under investigation for participating in illegal cock- and dog-fighting.

DOG RACING

THE IDITAROD MAKES DOGS TIRED, BEATEN

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Ramy Brooks, who has twice finished second in the Iditarod, was <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/other/story/6584440" target="_blank">disqualified in this year's race</a> after abusing his dogs.

HOUSTON ASTROS

USDA MOVES TO BLOCK BEAR WRESTLING

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My thanks goes today to <a href="http://donkeycarnival.blogspot.com/2007/03/usda-tackles-bear-wrestling.html" target="_blank">Donkey Carnival</a>, which alerted me to the swirling controversy in Cleveland, where the <a href="http://www.cleveland.com/news/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/news/1173861766117480.xml&coll=2&thispage=1" target="_blank">USDA is trying to prevent</a> Caesar the Wrestling Bear from doing what he was born to do: wrestle humans.

HOUSTON ASTROS

K-STATE CONDEMNS CHICKEN-SMUGGLING

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So, everybody knows about Kansas State's tradition of <a href="http://lioninoil.blogspot.com/2007/02/chicken-toss-contraband.html" target="_blank">throwing live chickens on the court</a> when they play, Kansas, right.


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