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All right. This next story might sound like an infomercial. The latest invention in cutlery isn't space-age technology or triple-tempered copper-coated German stainless steel. It's just wood.

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Basically no one picked the Chicago Sky to win the WNBA title when the playoffs started last month. The Sky barely broke even in the regular season, so they were a long shot, to say the least. But last night on ESPN, the Chicago Sky wrapped up a month of proving just about everyone wrong.

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This was most of America's introduction to nuclear power.

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Politicians and pop stars often come back to the same refrain.

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JANIS JOPLIN: (Singing) Freedom is just another word for nothin' left to lose.

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Roger Bennett loves soccer.

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ROGER BENNETT: One last dance before we go, and it's the Champions League Final. Man City arrive in Porto after drowning Everton five-nil with...

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