Johnson overcomes cramp to win 400

...time in the world this year, despite a cramp on the inside of his left leg. It was...Donovan Bailey on June 1. "I felt the cramp coming around the curve," said Johnson...said Johnson, momentarily forgetting the cramp. "I felt confident. Nothing was difficult...

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Hingis cramps, retires in semifinal

MUNICH, Germany -- Top-ranked Martina Hingis, bothered by cramps, had one match point before retiring against Patty Schnyder in the semifinals of the Grand Slam Cup Friday. "I have to get into...

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Andy Murray fights off cramps in first round of U.S. Open

...gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.Murray outlasted...particularly humid. He was mystified that the cramps came on so early ? at the start of the...stretch one muscle, something else then cramps, too."It started in the back of his...

Last American man in Paris knocked out

...man, exhausted with his thighs ready to cramp, was knocked out of the French Open by...to get a little bit tight, started to cramp a little bit." The defeat of the 11th-seeded...During that tourney, he overcame severe cramps while rallying from two sets down to oust...

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Retired English teacher autographs first book

There was no doubt that by 5 p.m. Thursday, Naomi Williams would have writer's cramp. Now retired, Ms. Williams taught English in the Augusta area for 38 years - 12 at Westside High School, 16 at Langford Middle...

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Hingis advances to semifinals, Davenport eliminated

TOKYO -- Before juggling the rankings, Martina Hingis juggled some tennis balls. When Steffi Graf had a thigh cramp Friday during their quarterfinal match in the Pan Pacific Open, Hingis entertained the crowd by juggling three tennis balls during...

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Big business wins Congress backing in foreign tax crackdown

...from Coca-Cola bottlers to Hallmark Cards are complaining that the Treasury Department is making tax-rule changes that will cramp their ability to compete overseas. Treasury is cracking down on complex transactions the companies use to reduce foreign taxes...

Mets notebook: Henderson gaffe quells Mets' rally

...Thursday's game with what the Mets and Henderson claim was a tight left hamstring. It might as well have been listed as a brain cramp in his aggravated manager's eyes. Henderson, baseball's all-time stolen base king, ran through the stop sign of third...

Annual speach honors tidy citizens

...beer bottles, cigarette butts and empty potato chip bags she had collected alongside Aldrich Street. But the occasional back cramp was worth the 200-plus bright orange bags of trash she and 40 other Crosland Park neighborhood volunteers gathered. While...

'Cut and Glue' launches Elmer's into 3-D

...Details: The concept here -- helping kids make model castles and houses -- is masterful, but in practice it may require more cramp-inducing cutting and patience-trying folding and pasting than many youngsters (or adults) are willing to endure. Kids...

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