This Week in Sports - July 1-7, 2007
Venus upsets top seeds at Wimbledon, while the Cubs are baseball's hottest team. See what else happened this week!
Sports News - Here Come the CubsThe hottest team in baseball right now is the Chicago Cubs. Winners of eight of their last 10, the Cubs are creeping up on the Central Division-leading Milwaukee Brewers. As of Friday, the Cubs are just 4.5 games back from the Brewers. On the flip side, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays are ice cold, as they have lost 11 in a row and are proud owners of the worst record in baseball!
Sports News - Wimbledon UpsetsThis week, some of the biggest stars in women's tennis have seen their time at Wimbledon cut short. Venus Williams, who came into the tournament as the 23rd seed, has knocked off second seed Maria Sharapova and fifth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova. After defeating Ana Ivanovic on Friday, Williams is on her way to her sixth Wimbledon Final this weekend, where she will face the winner of top seed Justine Henin or 18th seed Marion Bartoli.
Sports News - New Hot Dog KingOn Wednesday, legendary hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi was dethroned by American Joey Chestnut by three hot dogs. The new champion chowed down 66 hot dogs in 12 minutes to defeat Kobayashi, who had won six straight Coney Island Championships. In Kobayashi's defense, he had been recovering from jaw arthritis this week.
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