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The Sedin Twins

When you watch the Vancouver Canucks, you may think you're seeing double. Don't worry, you don't need glasses. It's just the Sedins who are causing double trouble for the rest of the league. Daniel and Henrik are identical twins. One plays center ice, the other plays left wing. One scores more goals, one gets more assists. Other than that, it's tough to tell the pair of redheads apart.

Daniel and Henrik grew up in the town of Ornskoldsvik in Sweden - the same town that produced NHL superstars Peter Forsberg and Markus Naslund. The two started playing hockey together at the age of eight. So it's no surprise that they always seem to know exactly where each other is on the ice at all times. The Sedins were picked 2nd and 3rd overall in the 1999 NHL draft. The Vancouver Canucks made a trade at the last minute so they could have the two of them playing together on the same line. And the old phrase "two heads are better than one" appears to have worked out. Daniel is scoring more goals and Henrik is getting more assists. Both are confusing fans and coaches. Even head coach Marc Crawford admits he still has trouble telling the two apart during practices.

But hockey can be a rough game. So eventually one of them will probably lose a tooth or get a puck in the face and the Sedins'identity won't be quite so confusing.

Other Sports Twins.

Tiki and Ronde Barber - Tiki is a running back for the New York Giants. Ronde is a defensive back for the Tampa Bay Buccanneers.

Marta and Dora Bechliwanis - The twins both play tennis for the University of Virginia.

Horace and Harvey Grant - Horace plays with Shaq and the L.A. Lakers. Harvey played 12 seasons in the NBA, but is now retired.

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What Would Be the Coolest Thing About Being a Twin?

  • You can get your twin to go to class for you.
  • You can hook up with your twin's cute boyfriend or girlfriend.
  • If you get in trouble, you can always say it was your twin.
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PitbullLover777
Cheer-leading is a sport - most people think that it is not - but it is Yes it looks like they are just cheering on the football players - but their routines and being able to hold up girls over their head takes strength, and they work really hard to make everything look good.
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ererie
ererie posted in Basketball:
I liked cheering for the underdog, so I've always cheered for the Cavs. I'd like to see how this year's line-up goes, though our past best point guard left for the Celtics.  :/
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ererie
ererie posted in Basketball:
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ererie
ererie posted in Basketball:
Basketball.
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MikeYT
Mayo lost against Dublin again. 1-16 to 1-17. I support Mayo, and I am horrified to be honest. I don't want to sound like a sore loser, but I think Dublin fouled Mayo way more times than they were punished for it. Mayo rarely got any frees and the last free of the game was a minute before it ended and Dublin were taking it from very far away. Of course, they got it. Up until then, it was 1-16 to 1-16. I guess Mayo won't be taking home the cup again for another year.
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