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Jeff Kent Retires

Jeff Kent is hanging up his baseball cleats after a 17-year stint in Major League Baseball. Kent hit 377 total home runs and an MLB record 351 as a second baseman during the years he spent playing for the Blue Jays, Mets, Indians, Giants, Astros, and Dodgers. He was the NL MVP in 2000, made five All-Star teams and won four Silver Slugger awards at second base.

Lance Armstrong rides Down Under

37-year-old Lance Armstrong is racing in the Australian Tour Down Under, which is his first professional race in three years. In the first stage of the race, Armstrong officially finished 120th out of 133 riders. In the second stage, however, Armstrong rode more aggressively, making his way toward the front of the pack and jumped to 45th overall and only 13 seconds behind the stage winner.

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