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  • I suppose I should be grateful that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle devised Sherlock Holmes's rule of thumb: "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth," before he was fully in the grip of spiritualism.

    What is it about the English and their obsession with ghosts?

  • Holmes's toughness pushed them towards trying to win gold in the coxed and coxless pairs titles first at the 1987 world championships and then at the Seoul Olympics – an impossible feat really.

    Andy Holmes, a double Olympic gold medal winner, dies aged 51

  • Martin Cross, who was part of the coxed four in Los Angeles that won Britain's its first rowing gold in 36 years, said he had always been amazed by Holmes's astonishing and indomitable spirit.

    Rower Andy Holmes was 'incredibly tough'

  • Redgrave said he had been upset to hear of Holmes's death.

    Rower Andy Holmes was 'incredibly tough'

  • Even if it can't reconcile the play's internal division, Holmes's production is utterly compelling: the silences, especially in the early scenes, are charged with emotion and Paule Constable's use of a fierce light to illuminate the eye-gouged Ian's degradation creates a series of chilling Bacon-like images.

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  • For Holmes's Return The Jets on Monday cleared some room on their roster for wide receiver Santonio Holmes (above), who was reactivated after serving a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

    Jets Make Room

  • With Holmes's spring 2011 ads slated to break in...

    PHOTO: Katie Holmes, The New Face Of...

  • With Holmes's spring 2011 ads slated to break in March issues of magazines, Ann Taylor released the first ad image of the actress and designer in a sophisticated all-navy outfit, shot by photographer Tom Munro.

    PHOTO: Katie Holmes, The New Face Of...

  • IBM said its scientists have been working for nearly two years on an advanced computing system codenamed "Watson" -- after IBM founder Thomas Watson, not Sherlock Holmes's sidekick.

    Stupid computer geniuses have doomed the planet

  • Presumably the role of Holmes's nemesis will not involve Harris's character delaying dinner with a Playboy bunny so he can get knocked around by his own father.

    A pair of 'Mad Men' make casting news; 'Star Wars' movies to get 3-D re-release; 'Lone Star' cancelled

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