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HOLLYWOOD STAR HOPES FOR REVERSAL

Cause of the day

Wrestling has always been part of actor Billy Baldwin's life. With the sport's future in peril, Baldwin is hoping his fame and Hollywood connections can help keep it on the Olympic program. Baldwin, who wrestled at Binghamton University before a long career in television and films, has joined USA Wrestling's Committee to Preserve Olympic Wrestling as a self-described "Hollywood point person." Baldwin said that he has enlisted his brother Alec Baldwin, Ashton Kutcher, Steve Buscemi, Mario Lopez, Mark Ruffalo and others in Hollywood, plus sports heavyweights like Wayne Gretzky, Magic Johnson, Janet Evans and Carl Lewis, to help.

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Quotable

"I think Tim can learn a lot from me."

James McNear, starting quarterback for the Omaha Beef of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League, whose team offered Tim Tebow a standard contract - $75 a game

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Rays

Tonight

at Royals, 8:10, Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.

TV/radio: Sun Sports, 620-AM

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