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Playoff Runs and Hitting Streaks

Playoff Runs and Hitting Streaks - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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The Lakers have no problems winning at the Alamo, the Avs have a date with the Devil, Barry Bonds sets a new homerun record, and surprise, surprise -Tiger makes the perfect shot.

The Lakers have no problems winning at the Alamo, the Avs have a date with the Devil and Barry Bonds sets a new homerun record. Here's a look at the latest round of playoff runs and hitting streaks.

1The LA Lakers took a 2 - 0 lead in the Western Conference finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs in back to back games at the Alamo Dome. The Lakers have won 17 games in a row and are unbeaten in the 2001 playoffs. In the NBA's Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia 76ers advanced to the finals when Vince Carter missed a jump shot at the buzzer. Allen Iverson and the 76ers will play the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern final.

1The 2001 Stanley Cup Finals will see the Avalanche go toe to toe with the New Jersey Devils. The Avs rolled over the St. Louis Blues and it looks like the Devils will completely shut down Mario, Jagr and the rest of the Penguins. That means the Devils will advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the second year in a row.

1Irchiro Suzuki's hitting streak came to an end after 23 games but the Seattle Mariners keep on rolling. The Japanese sensation is batting .365 and leads the majors in stolen bases. The Mariners are off to the best start in baseball with a 32 - 11 record. Who needs A-Rod? Meanwhile, Barry Bonds became the fastest player to hit 23 homeruns in a season and set another record by smacking eight homeruns in five games.

1Tiger Woods won a tournament in Germany by nailing a shot that was amazing even by the Tiger's standards. Tiger hit an eagle from 175 yards with a six iron. The ball went right in the hole without even touching the green.

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    unicornsrule626
    "rainbowpoptart" wrote:I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise).competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionallyDoes cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes.pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too.Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has.It is a form of exercise and entertainment.It is a sport.Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything.Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy. very well said! I was a cheerleader for 2 years until  I aged out, but let ,e tell you, they were 2 of the best,sweaty and most fun years I have ever had
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    rainbowpoptart
    I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise). competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally Does cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes. pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise  Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too. Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has. It is a form of exercise and entertainment. It is a sport. Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything. Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy.
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    angelover4
    CHEERLEADING IS LIKE DANCE GYMNASTICS MIXED TOGETHER WITH WORDS. AND DANCE AND GYMNASTICS ARE CONSIDERED SPORTS.
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    angelover4
    I BELIVE ITS A SPORT JUST LIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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    angelover4
    I BEL ITS A SPORT JUS TLIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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