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“I guess you’re moving now too” – ESPN’s Chris McKendry to NBA reporter Brian Windhorst ( “SportsCenter,” ESPN, 7/11 ). "I was waiting for a long time to use, or to play, the hand that was dealt to me in Nagano" – Former Canadian snowboarde...

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