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Why have the American men's tennis stars disappeared?

Another year at the US Open is nearly over — and it will be another year without an American keeping the men's title at home. In fact, only two Americans are left among tennis' top 50 men, and neither is a serious major contender. Sadly, it doesn't look like this decline is going to end any time soon.

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Olympic torch in India

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Tinku Ray in New Delhi, where the Olympic torch was paraded around today amid massive security that kept pro-Tibet demonstrators -- and spectators -- at bay.

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Letter to hooligans

The European Soccer Championships gets under way this weekend in Austria and Switzerland. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details on a Swiss plan to head off any potential bad behavior at the games. Swiss police have sent a letter to about 300 known "hooligans," warning them to behave.

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Olympics protest zones

Chinese Olympics authorities announced today that they're setting up special protest zones in public parks, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports, protesters will still be required to sign up with Chinese authorities in advance.

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Evangelicals at the Olympics

Christian missionaries are in Beijing for the Olympics, and they can't preach or hand out leaflets, but as The World's Katy Clark reports, some Evangelicals hope to find a way to share their faith at the Beijing games.

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Jamaica's bobsledders try again

Jamaica captured world attention in 1988 when it sent a bobsled team to the Winter Olympics in Calgary. Now Jamaica's beloved bobsled team is trying to qualify for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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A match for the ages

Katy Clark speaks with Marshall Jon Fisher about what he describes as the greatest tennis match ever played. Fisher's new book, "A Terrible Splendor," tells the story of the 1937 Davis Cup semi-final match between American Don Budge and Gottfried von Cramm, a German. With war on the horizon, Von Cramm was literally playing for his life as well as his homeland.