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Chris Vannini

Newsdesk contributor

Chris Vannini is a native Michigander who writes about Michigan State and the Detroit Tigers for a few places, including The Only Colors. This means he lives in a place where hockey is a real sport. As a first-grader, he finished second in a pinewood derby race to a kid who broke lightspeed. But he's not bitter, since he got a cut of the space cash.

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London 2012 Medal Count: United States Extends Total Lead, Grabs Gold Lead

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The United States extended its lead in the overall medal count at the 2012 London Olympics on Thursday.

Royals Vs. Orioles: Will Smith Deals In 8-2 KC Win

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Will Smith allowed two earned runs over seven innings in the start as the Royals earned an 8-2 win over the Orioles in Baltimore on Thursday night.

PGA Championship Leaderboard: Gary Woodland 1 Shot Behind Carl Pettersson

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Kansas alumnus Gary Woodland shot a 5-under 67 in the first round of the PGA Championship and is one shot off the lead at Kiawah Island, S.C.

Mizzou Sells Out Football Season Tickets

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Mizzou announced Thursday that it had sold out all its season tickets for the first time in school history.

Chiefs, KU Hospital Announce 10-Year Healthcare Deal

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On Thursday, the Chiefs and the University of Kansas Hospital announced a 10-year partnership that will make the hospital the primary healthcare provider of the team.

Team USA Basketball Vs. Australia: TV Time, Game Schedule, Livestream

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Team USA faces Australia in the men's basketball quarterfinals.

Royals Vs. White Sox: Billy Butler Homer Caps 5-2 Win

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Billy Butler homered as the Royals downed the White Sox.

Olympics Medal Count: China Remains Ahead Of United States For Lead

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China was able to slightly extend its lead in the medal count after Tuesday's events.

2012 Missouri Football: Tigers Reach 45,000 Season Tickets Sold

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Missouri announced on Tuesday that more than 45,000 football season tickets have been sold.

2012 London Olympics Medal Count: United States Trails China After Monday's Events

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China continues to lead the medal count.

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