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KOTH: The World voting has begun

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Wednesday is the final day for voting in the World North bracket in the annual King of the Hardwood contest. Linus Thornblad, right, a track athlete, is among the field of 16 in this bracket. Vote...

KOTH: Round 1 voting starts

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Olympic kayaker Adam van Koeverden (left), tennis player Andy Roddick and baseball player David Wright are three of the 16 North American athletes in Round 1 of the King of the Hardwood contest....

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Best of Picture This 2008

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This photo by Finneye of two decathletes at the end of their event is one of our 36 best images from Picture This 2008. Check out the entire gallery.

KOTH: Final Four voting

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We are down to the Final Four in King of the Hardwood and it's dominated by rugby players. In one bracket, Ben Cohen takes on baseball's Brad Ausmus, while Sean Lamont takes on fellow rugby player...

KOTH: Elite 8 voting

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It's crunch time in the King of the Hardwood as we are down to the Elite 8: Brady Quinn (NFL) vs. Ben Cohen (Rugby) Brad Ausmus (Baseball) vs. Robby Ginepri (Tennis) Sean Lamont (Rugby) vs. Brandon...

KOTH: Sweet 16 voting

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German gymnast Fabian Hambuechen is in a tight battle with Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer in the Sweet 16 of the King of the Hardwood contest. Vote here to get the field down to the Sweet 16, and...

KOTH: Voting in 2 more brackets

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Australian rugby player Luke O'Donnell, who posed naked for a charity calendar, is one of the 16 athletes in eight brackets in the King of the Hardwood West and Southeast regionals. He faces...

KOTH: Field of 32 voting starts

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Norwegian sprinter Lars Halvard Grimsrud (right) is the No. 4 seed in the Midwest Regional in the King of the Hardwood contest. His opponent is New York Mets star David Wright. The contest is now...

KOTH: Southeast Region

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Casper Landeweerd is a Dutch water polo player and one of 16 athletes in the Southeast Regional in the King of the Hardwood contest. In his bracket, Landeweerd faces high jumper sprinter Linus...

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