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July 13, 2009 11:58 AM

The Week in Sports Columns, Vol. XXVII

A look back at the week that was in sports, through the voices that tell the stories. Did we miss a column? Let us know in the comments.

Top Columns of the Week, July 6 to July 12, 2009

1. Only The Greatest Could Have Beaten Roddick – Martin Samuel, Daily Mail

2. Black Athletes Need Criticism For Racial Hypocrisy – Jason Whitlock, KC Star

3. Manny Reveals Our Attitude About Baseball’s Drug War – Charles Pierce, Slate

4. Larry Bird Doesn’t Care About Color, Just Winning – Bob Kravitz, Indianapolis Star

5. Who is More Dominant, Tiger or Federer? – Joe Posnanski, Sports Illustrated

6. This is What the UFC Crowd Was Cheering For – TJ Simers, Los Angeles Times

7. McNair Tragedy is Meaningless if We Ignore Lessons – Joe Biddle, Tennessean

8. Let Congress Run The BCS; it Can’t Get Worse – Bob Hunter, Columbus Dispatch

9. ‘Invisible Dunk’ is Bad PR For Lebron, Nike – Bill Livingston, Cleveland Plain Dealer

10. Arturo Gatti Will Be Sorely Missed – Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports

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