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most-valuable-player

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  • A former country of southwest Asia on the Arabian Peninsula. A British protectorate from 1882 to 1914, it became fully independent in 1967 and united with North Yemen in 1990 to form the new country of Yemen.

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  • Across the four major American team sports, winning the college most-valuable-player award and a college and pro title is a rare feat.

    Woodson's R

  • Think of quarterback Kurt Warner, who famously went from stocking shelves at a grocery store to a pair of league most-valuable-player awards and three Super Bowl appearances.

    Does God Care Who Wins Football Games?

  • Spivey had an outstanding 2002 season, his first full year in the majors, hitting .328 before the All-Star break and finishing up well enough to get most-valuable-player votes.

    Our Worst-Star Team

  • Mr. Newton, a junior, won the Heisman Trophy, the sport's most-valuable-player award, in a landslide earlier this month.

    The Year of the Black Quarterback

  • As Orlando worked for $8 a month as a physical trainer at a psychiatric hospital, Livan was winning the World Series 'most-valuable-player award for the Florida Marlins -- and bringing his mother, Miriam, up to see his final game.

    Even Better Than A Ring

  • Matt Kemp presented his closing argument for his most-valuable-player candidacy.

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  • Rallying the Raiders from a 2-3 start, he capped his comeback season by passing for three touchdowns in a most-valuable-player performance in the Super Bowl.

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  • Adrian Gonzalez, who leads the majors in hitting and runs batted in, will be a shoo-in for the most-valuable-player award.

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  • Hamels won World Series and NL championship series most-valuable-player honors for the Phillies in 2008.

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  • Rodgers threw for 304 yards and three touchdowns against Pittsburgh in Super Bowl XLV, earning most-valuable-player honors for that game, and putting the finishing touches on an up-from-the-rubble season for a Packers team that had 15 players on injured reserve.

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