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August 11, 2006|By FROM STAFF REPORTS


Mets @Nationals

Where -- RFK Stadium, Washington

When -- Tonight and tomorrow, 7:05 p.m.; Sunday, 1:05 p.m.

What now? -- The best of the National League East (Mets) meets the worst (Nationals) during this three-game series as Washington continues its 10-game homestand. Former Oriole John Maine is scheduled to start for New York tomorrow.

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Amateur hockey

Old, Fat, Bald Guys Tournament

Where -- Skate Frederick, 1288 Riverbend Way, Frederick

When -- Tonight, 7:30 p.m.; tomorrow, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.

What now? -- This open tournament, a fundraiser for Special Olympics of Maryland, is what its title implies, with teams limited to only four players younger than 30.

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Half-Wit Half Marathon

Where -- Reading, Pa.

When -- Sunday, 9 a.m.

What now? -- Known for its eccentricity as well as its difficulty, the Half-Wit presents a tremendous incline of 128 steps as well as several other surprises.

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