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Coming up on News 7-
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Authorities find one of Eric Rudolph's hiding spots.
Virginia Tech's president says by the end of the week we should have some answers on the future of the Big East conference.
And attacks against American troops in Iraq are increasing.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]


News 7 is next.

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Now that Eric Rudolph is in custody many want to know how he was able to avoid capture for so long.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Good evening, I'm Joy Sutton, in for Teresa Hamilton.

[Rudolph]


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Eric Rudolph was able to elude police for five years. But authorities are not sure how -- some believe he may had some help.
Jennifer Miller reports.
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[IN Q=With Rudolph in custody]
[SUPER=03-Murphy, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Thompson/Former Sheriff; :22]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Miller/CBS News; :48]
[SUPER=01-Tammy Lance/Clay Co. Resident; :57]
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[OUT Q=CBS News Murphy, NC]

((WITH RUDOLPH IN CUSTODY, INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO DETERMINE HOW HE HID FROM THEM FOR SO LONG. THE FBI SEARCHED THE WOODS BEHIND THE GROCERY STORE WHERE RUDOLPH WAS CAPTURED SATURDAY MORNING. A HIDING SPOT THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN RIGHT UNDER THEIR NOSE NO SURPRISE TO THE FORMER SHERIFF.

(SOT: Jack Thompson/Former Sheriff)

I thought all along, that he was alive, I knew he would never leave this area.
BENEATH THIS OVERPASS AGENTS COLLECTED BAGS OF POTENTIAL EVIDENCE INCLUDING A SMALL TENT.

(WOMAN IN CAR)

This is my stomping ground so I came to see it.
IN MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA, RUDOLPHS CAPTURE IS BIG NEWS. BUT HOW HE SURVIVED IN THE DENSE FOREST LOOMS EVEN BIGGER.
STANDUP: RUDOLPH IS A SURVIVALIST AND FORMER SOLDIER. BUT MANY HERE IN TOWN BELIEVE HIS LIFE ON THE RUN RELIED ON MORE THAN JUST HIS OWN SKILLS.
TAMMY LANCE/CLAY COUNTY I would think somebodys been helping him, I dont see how he could survive with out some kind of help, that long.
HE ELLUDED POLICE FOR FIVE YEARS AND IS WANTED FOR BOMBINGS IN GEORGIA AND ALABAMBA INCLUDING ONE AT THE 1996 SUMMER OLYMPICS.
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THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WILL DECIDE WHO WILL TRY HIM FIRST. ALONG WITH MURDER AND ATTEMPTED MURDER, RUDOLPH FACES SIX FEDERAL COUNTS CHARGES THAT COULD BRING THE DEATH PENALTY. JENNIFER MILLER CBS NEWS MURPHY))

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As the talks between the A-C-C and three members of the Big East progress, Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors convened its quarterly meeting as an important meeting looms. Jennifer Wishon has more.
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[SUPER=01-John Rocovich/Virginia Tech Board of Visitors Rector; :08]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :19]
[SUPER=01-Charles Steger/Virginia Tech President; :30]
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((At Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors meetings you won't find the words Big or East on any agenda but it's a topic of much discussion.
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((JOHN ROCOVICH/VIRGINIA TECH BOARD OF VISITORS RECTOR: I KNOW ALL THE BOARD MEMBERS CONSIDER IT A MATTER OF GREAT URGENCY BECAUSE IT AFFECTS OUR IMAGE AND OUR POSITION IN THE WORLD OF ATHLETICS AND AS A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY.))

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A meeting of all Big East presidents has been called by University of Miami President Donna Shalala. And Virginia Tech's president says that by the end of the week the University will have a good idea of what's going to happen.
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[SOT 27:57:17]
[IN Q=I think everyone]

((CHARLES STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT: I THINK EVERYONE CAN BE ASSURED THAT WE ARE VERY ACTIVELY ENGAGED AT LOOKING AT ALL THE OPTIONS IN TRYING TO DETERMINE WHAT THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION IS FOR BOTH VIRGINIA TECH AND THE CONFERENCE.))
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The Big East Conference has made Miami an offer that reportedly equals the amount of money the A-C-C has put on the table. But that may not be enough.
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[IN Q=We don't really]

((CHARLES STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT: WE DON'T REALLY THINK THAT, IN TERMS OF DOLLARS, THAT MONEY IS THE ISSUE. AND WE'D BE INTERESTED IN EXPLORING FURTHER WHAT OTHER ISSUES MIGHT BE ASSOCIATED WITH A DECISION FROM MIAMI'S POINT OF VIEW.))
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But even if the Hurricanes blow apart the current Big East Conference, Tech has plans in place to adjust appropriately.
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((JOHN ROCOVICH/VIRGINIA TECH BOARD OF VISITORS RECTOR: WHATEVER HAPPENS WE'LL VERY PROMPTLY TAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACTION.))
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Virigina Tech has been in contact with other conferences, but say they hope the Big East stays intact and only gets stronger. But win or lose at Wednesday's meeting, officials say Virginia Tech is strong and will always emerge a winner. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Blacksburg.))

[After-Prom]


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One North Cross student has a new set of wheels after after making a Prom Promise.
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Chris Jones won this 2003 Hyundai Tiburon.
His school was one of 38 that participated in the 15th annual after prom grand finale event.
The event is sponsored by the Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition and is aimed at encouraging students to stay alcohol, tobacco and drug free on prom night.
Another student will also receive a 2-thousand dollar scholarship for writing a one page essay discussing the solutions to drinking and driving problems in his or her community.
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[Pow-Wow]


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Americans from all backgrounds gathered to "pow wow" in honor of their veterans this weekend.
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((NATS OF SINGING, DRUMS))
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Grounds of the American Legion in Salem were transformed into a camp- ground, trading- post and dancing circle. One participant says you don't need lessons to learn the dances. You just have to feel the beat of the drum and be light on your feet. And speaking of the drum, this one was made by a Pulaski County man.
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((BILL SEMBELLO/RED FLYER SINGERS: THE RED FLYER SINGERS GREW OUT OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURES CLUB AT VIRGINIA TECH WHICH IS OPEN TO ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND STUDENTS AND PROFESSORS IN THE VIRGINIA TECH COMMUNITY SO IT'S ACTUALLY MEMBERS OF PEOPLE THAT LIVE IN THE NEW RIVER VALLEY.))
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The event serves as a reunion for Native American people in the area, but also has another purpose.
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((GARLAND 'HUMBLE BEAR' LEESON/POW WOW PARTICIPANT: WE HONOR THE VETERANS AT EVERY GRAND ENTRY OF EVERY POW WOW BUT THIS POW WOW IS PUT ON JUST FOR THE VETERANS RIGHT HERE IN SALEM VIRGINIA.))
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The Salem Pow Wow is the only one held in this region.
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[Festival]


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[WRITER=jsu]
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After being plagued by rain showers, Festival in the Park wrapped up on a dry note in Roanoke today.
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One of today's highlights was the Renaissance Faire. People were dressed up in period dress and entertained the crowd with various demonstrations from jousting to arts and crafts.
While the rain held off today, Festival in Park organizers says all the showers over the past week have put a damper on profits.
Turnout to many of the events has been much lower than previous years.
Organizers says say if they end up in the red this year it could affect next year, meaning there may be fewer events.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, fighting lingers in remote regions of Iraq.
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and President Bush tries to mend fences following worldwide disagreement that developed before the war.
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President Bush is in Europe meeting with world leaders hoping to patch up some frayed relationships caused by the war with Iraq.
Teri Okita has details.
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((ST. PETERSBURG JUST TURNED 300 YEARS OLD, AND PRESIDENT BUSH JOINED THE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. IT OPENED A DOOR FOR BUSH AND RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN TO TALK AGAIN, FOLLOWING THEIR DISAGREEMENT OVER THE WAR IN IRAQ.

(SOT: President Bush)

02:29:32 As we go forward we will show the world that friends can disagree, move beyond disagreement, and work in a very constructive and important way to maintain the peace.
IN A GESTURE OF PEACE, THE TWO LEADERS SIGNED A TREATY THAT WILL REDUCE BOTH COUNTRYS NUCLEAR ARSENALS. THEY THEN EXPRESSED CONCERN OVER IRAN S NUCLEAR PROGRAMAND THE WORLDWIDE WAR ON TERROR.

(nat of Bush arriving)

BUT IT WAS BUSH S NEXT MEETING THAT GARNERED THE MOST ATTENTION, A FEW HOURS LATER WITH FRENCH PRESIDENT JAQUES CHIRAC. THE TWO LEADERS, WHO DEFIENTLY CLASHED OVER THE WAR IN IRAQ, SHOOK HANDS AND SMILEDCHIRAC WELCOMING BUSH TO THE G-8 SUMMIT IN EVIAN, FRANCE.

(nat up of meeting)

BUT INSIDE THE ANNUAL GATHERING OF WORLD LEADERS, THERE WAS AN CONCERTED EFFORT TO MOVE BEYOND THE WAR IN IRAQ. LEADERS SAY THEY RE FOCUSING ON COMBATTING WORLD POVERTY AND AIDS.

(12:36:22 No capitalists, no peace. )

BUT THE MEETING BROUGHT NO PEACE FOR TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PROTESTORS.

(nat of protests)

THEY STOPPED TRAFFIC IN FRANCE AND SWITZERLAND FOR HOURS WITH A MIXED-BAG OF MESSAGESRANGING FROM ENVIRONMENTALISM TO FEARS OVER GENTICALLY MODIFIED FOODS.

(SOT: Teri Okita/CBS News)

Also at the summit, President Bush learned North Korea might agree to discuss its nuclear weapons program with its neighbors, but only if it can also talk one-on-one with the U-S. President Bush dismissed the proposal. Mr. Bush will leave the G-8 summit early to fly to the Middle East to promote the U-S roadmap for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

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While the president was meeting with G-8 members in France, U-S Secretary of State Colin Powell had his own high-level talks planned.
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His plane landed in Italy for a meeting with Pope John Paul the Second tomorrow. It is the highest level discussions between the Vatican and the United States since the Pope spoke out against war in Iraq, saying it was illegal and morally wrong. Powell's private meeting is to take place in the pontiff's study. The effort to move ahead a peace plan between Israel and Palestine is expected to head the discussion.
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[Iraq-Update]


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The violence towards American troops in Iraq has been steadily increasing since the war ended. Today, an Iraqi citizen was killed in a gun-battle with soldiers.
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The attack reportedly came from this mosque. Soldiers say they came under machine gun and rocket propelled grenade fire. Two American troops were wounded. U-S troops responded sparking a second fire-fight. Earlier in the day another soldier was hurt when a base on the outskirts of Baghdad came under mortar fire... troops say it is the first time mortars have been used against them since the war ended. While troops were fighting, British Prime Minister Tony Blair's special envoy on human rights toured a mass grave site.
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((ANN CLWYD, BRITISH PRIME MINISTER'S ENVOY-WE KNEW THAT THIS WAS TAKING PLACE AND I THINK IF ANYBODY NEED EVIDENCE IT IS HERE JUST WALKING THROUGH THESE REMAINS OF PEOPLE WHO WERE BURIED HERE IN THESE MASS GRAVES))
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The envoy will collect clothing, watches, and belt buckles from the graves in hope that relatives will be able to identify the remains. Iraqi's were also urged to turn in all of their weapons. U.S. and British forces in Iraq have launched a weapons amnesty to try to get Iraqis to hand over guns which have flooded the country since the fall of Saddam Hussein's government.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[WRITER=rle]
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Still ahead on the newscast, a psychedelic caravan is on its way to Rockbridge County,
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and also there's a new device that will help farmers do their work, without even lifting a finger.
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[VW-Weekend]


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Some of the most outrageous vintage vans will be on display starting Friday in Rockbridge County.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The second annual Volkswagen Natural Bus Weekend is coming to Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Natural Bridge Friday through Sunday. It's an opportunity for bus owners from around the country to swap stories and compete for trophies awarded to the best bus, best campsite, and for the bus that doesn't look like it should be running. All proceeds from the event go towards the Ronald McDonald House.
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((JEFF BURKS/EVENT ORGANIZER; WE WERE AT A BUS SHOW IN NORTH CAROLINA, AND THOUGHT GOSH THIS IS REALLY FUN, BUT WE REALLY NEED TO DO ONE AROUND HERE WHERE WE DON'T HAVE TO DRIVE SO FAR, AND OUR AREA OF THE COUNTRY IS SO BEAUTIFUL WE FIGURED LET'S BRING 'EM ALL HERE, AND THAT'S WHERE IT CAME FROM.)) ((DAVE WOOD/EVENT ORGANIZER; I THINK EVERYBODY HAS AN IDEA OF WHAT THE WHOLE 60'S AND 70'S GENRE IS ABOUT, THE HIPPIE STYLE, BUT IT'S EVEN MORE THAN THAT. IT'S THE FACT THAT YOU'RE OUT HERE, MEETING PEOPLE. IT'S A CULTURE THAT'S SUPER FRIENDLY. IT'S JUST LIKE FAMILY.))
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The event costs 7 dollars per person per night, and children under 16 get in for just a dollar. For more information about the event, you can call 540-581-1482. [TAKE WDBJ7.COM FS] Or you can find a link to the organizations website at w-d-b-j-7-dot-com.
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Today China activated the world's largest hydro electric project.
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[SUPER=03-Hubei, China]

The Three Gorges Dam will block the Yangtze (Yang-zee) river to form a 600 kilometer reservoir. Chinese officials say the project is critical for meeting the country's future energy needs and will help tame the flood prone river. The water level will rise 5 meters daily until it reaches 135 meters deep in June. Phase two of the operation will be complete by the end of the year, and final construction will be complete by 2009. Critics of the project say an environmental disaster is looming because pollution will seep from the submerged towns and cities.
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[GPS-Tractor]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=rle]
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What could be better for farmers? A new device makes planting crops much faster, and farmers don't even have to touch the steering wheel. It's an option for tractors that makes fields LOOK better, and helps the bottom line. Eric Hanson has the story.
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[SUPER=03-Story Co., IA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Couser/Farmer; :11]
[SUPER=01-Michael Riesselman/Ryerson's Implement Co.; :]
[SUPER=01-Eric Hanson/Reporting; :42]
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((EACH SPRING, ROW AFTER ROW OF LITTLE GREEN PLANTS STRETCH FOR THE SKY. AND EACH SPRING, FARMERS TAKE PRIDE IN WHAT THEY SEE. That's the greatest passion we have it to try to have the best looking fields so when someone drives by, that's what you wanna see. Pretty, straight rows. IT'S AN EXERCISE IN PRECISION. BUT NOW, WHEN BILL COUSER CLIMBS INTO HIS JOHN DEERE, HE GETS SOME HELP FROM ON HIGH. It steers itself. HIS TRACTOR HAS GLOBAL POSITIONING. A 17-THOUSAND DOLLAR OPTION THAT MAKES EVERY ROW PERFECTLY PARALLEL. We're down to 2 to 3 inches, whereas we're not overlapping and we're not leaving strips in the field. But this isn't just an expensive toy to make your fields look pretty. Farmers say in the long run, it can also save them money. There's no overlap. We're just becoming so much more efficient with this type of technology. EXPENSIVE CHEMICALS AREN'T WASTED. NEITHER IS BILL'S TIME. HE CAN TALK ON A CELL PHONE... OR PLAN FOR HIS NEXT FIELD ON A WALKIE TALKIE. ALL WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT THE WHEEL. AT THE END OF EACH ROW, HE GRABS THE WHEEL, TURNING THE TRACTOR. BUT HE LETS GO, LETTING THE SATELLITE CALCULATE WHERE TO START THE NEXT PASS. I truely believe this is just the beginning. I think we're gonna see more and more of this type of thing to allow the farmer to be more productive, to get more done with less waste.))


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Coming up, Newman takes the checkered flag at Dover, the Avs get shelled at home, and upsets reign at the French Open, and thats where we head for tonight's extra point,
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[SUPER=03-Paris, France/NBC Sports; :00]


Check out the shot by Noclas Lapenti. Between the legs with the lob for a game winner against Albert Costa. Lapenti lost the match though in five sets.
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Just a day after scoring 15 runs in a win over the Winston Salem Warthogs, the Salem Avalanche mustered just one run of offense today in the series finale, despite loading the bases on two separate occasions.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs. Avalanche; :00]


A nice crowd was on hand for the first sunny Sunday in weeks.
But the Avs fans didn't have much to cheer about.
Check out the gun from the Warthogs catcher Wally Rosa, who throws out Brandon Carraway trying to steal second.
It was 3-oh Winston Salem into the 7th. That's when the visitors went hog wild. Mike Spidale nails this pitch to the warning track in center. Two runs scored and it was 5-zip Warthogs.
[SUPER=37-Winston-Salem/9/Salem/1/;]

Winston-Salem tacked on three more runs in the inning and went on to whip Salem by a final of 9 to 1.
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[S-Clemens]


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Roger Clemens will have to wait until next weekend for another shot at his 300th career win.
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[VO-NAT]
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Clemens pitched 6 innings against the Tigers today scattering 7 hits and striking out 6. He gave up 5 earned runs before leaving with an 8-6 lead in the 7th.
But the Yankees bullpen allowed the Tigers to tie things at 8, before the Yankees won it 10-9 in 17 innings. Clemens will get another chance next weekend at Wrigley Field against Kerry Wood.
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[S-Golf]


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On the PGA Tour today, Kenny Perry won for the second time in as many weeks, taking the Memorial at the site of his very first PGA victory in Dublin, Ohio.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin, OH/The Memorial; :00]


Tiger Woods rebounded from Saturday's miserable round by firing a 7-under 65 to finish the event at 9-under par. He'll take off next week before the US Open.
But there was no catching Perry. Perry shot an even par 72, and that was because he bogeyed four of the last five holes. But his cushion was so big, that he still beat Lee Janzen by two shots at 13-under.
[SUPER=03-Aurora, IL/ESPN; :]


And Annika Sorenstam bounced back from last week's emotional week at the Colonial to win the LPGA's Kellog-Keebler Classic. She shot rounds of 62, 66, and 71.
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[S-French]


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It was a bad day for the American women at the French Open. Jennifer Capriati lost in three sets, Lindsay Davenport was retired thanks to a toe injury and Venus Williams bit the dust courtesy of an 18 year old Russian.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France/NBC Sports; :00]


Williams was bitten by the upset bug, committing 75 unforced errors and hit 12 double faults against Vera Zvonerava. Her serve was also broken six times by the 22nd seeded Zvonereva who won the match 2-6, 6-2, and 6-4.
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The news wasn't all bad for the Americans on this Sunday. Venus' little sis Serena advanced to the quarterfinal r ound as did Andre Agassi on the men's side.