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  • Buchanan calls the 6-foot Taylor "the straw that stirs the drink" for the Cougars.

    The Seattle Times

  • Frazier lacked the ideal build for Division I-A quarterbacks 6-foot, 195 pounds, which is why he didn't attract much recruiting interest.

    Damascus QB Connor Frazier commits to Towson

  • I take the Madison Avenue bus to get to the park: Passengers, if they look at me at all, pretend — in typical New York fashion — that I am not carrying a 6. 6-foot rod and a big canvas creel and wearing a long-billed fishing cap.

    The Lure of Central Park

  • It's why a 6-foot-11 player, Anthony Randolph, may guard a 6-foot point guard and why a 6-foot-7 Wilson Chandler has faced off against near-7-footer Kevin Garnett this preseason, among many other interesting matchups.

    Finesse and Skill Trump Height

  • Spielberg is directing a reconstitute of a James Stewart classical "Harvey," a story of a big-hearted eccentric who's branded a lunatic for claiming to have a 6-foot tall invisible rabbit as his best buddy.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • As the tree grew ever taller, Mr. Taylor stuck with a theme: The decorations grew at the same rate so the tree would always look as though it was a scale version of a typical 6-foot Christmas tree.

    Holiday Decorators, Facing Overload, Can't Pull the Plug

  • A 6-foot 2-inch former rugby player, he had a reputation as a straight-shooter who got Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman convicted for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and in 1994 extracted a guilty plea from Mafia boss John Gambino.

    High-Profile Cases Challenge Prosecutor's Winning Streak

  • The 6-foot, 204-pound Wright is projected as a third - to fifth-round pick but will try to improve his stock at the NFL combine.

    Florida - Team Notes

  • The 6-foot, 267-pound senior recorded 95 tackles — 28 for a loss — nine sacks and three fumble recoveries and earned first-team All-USA TODAY honors.

    Defensive tackles: McDaniel confirms pick of Florida State

  • Forcing teammates to deliver cross after cross, he repeatedly attempted to throw his 6-foot, 4-inch, 203-pound frame into the air for a bicycle kick.

    Import Fuels Playoff Push For Red Bulls

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