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Calvin Coolidge

Sideline Chatter: This racehorse knows how to leg out a win

Talk about having a leg up on the competition. A 2-year-old racehorse in Australia, born with five legs, is doing her thing after undergoing corrective surgery, with a third-place finish to show for her first two starts. The filly's name? Spare Parts. Headlines At "Shark just grateful to be uninjured after terrifying encounter with surfer." At "FIFA retires Sepp Blatter's routing number." Break a leg Five legs? Hey, don't laugh Spare Parts certainly beats being a horse with no name. Football 101 The term "silent count" refers to: a) A visual alternative to execute the snap in the din of a...