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U-M to pay $2.5 million of Rodriguez’s buyout

U-M to pay $2.5 million of Rodriguez\'s buyout

Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez ended the ugly court fight with his former employer, West Virginia University, when he agreed late Tuesday night to pay a $4 million buyout clause.

Rodriguez will pay $1.5 million personally, and Michigan will put up the remaining $2.5 million, as well as all of Roderiguez’s legal fees.
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Nadal the king of clay turns grass master in Wimbledon’s all-time epic

Nadal the king of clay turns grass master in Wimbledon\'s all-time epic

As Rafael Nadal came out for the start of what was to be the most dramatic and tense men’s Wimbledon final yesterday he shook hands with Manuel Santana, who in 1966 had become the first Spaniard to win the men’s title here. After two sets it appeared that Nadal, the runner-up to Roger Federer for the past two years, had done enough to earn his own place in tennis history. That was to ignore the brilliance and resolve of Federer, the champion since 2003 and a man who gathers a cloak of invincibility around his shoulders once he passes through the gates of the All England Club.
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Coughlin Again Lowers Backstroke Record

Coughlin Again Lowers Backstroke Record

OMAHA — The night was more hectic and emotional than Natalie Coughlin had expected.
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Superb Spain too strong for Russians

Superb Spain stormed into their first European Championship final in 24 years by rolling over Russia 3-0 in Vienna to set up a final against Germany on Sunday.

On another wet night, Luis Aragones’ men attacked throughout and scored second-half goals through Xavi, substitute Daniel Guiza and David Silva to claim their fifth win in as many games.

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