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of members of a team

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Brehaut struggled in practice Tuesday, and Craft took most of the reps with the first-string unit Wednesday.
I hate to overstate the obvious, but with this group and with the group that had more of our first-string athletes in there, we've played better baseball.
Friday was the first day in full pads for the Bruins, and freshmen Stanley Hasiak and Xavier Su'a-Filo were playing with the first-string offense.
BIRMINGHAM University improved their prospects of winning this season's Men's Division of the Birmingham Badminton League with emphatic wins over Solihull and Shirley first-string and Broadway seconds.
Priory have pitched Paul Lord into the first-string tie against world No 48 Renan Lavigne and Joey Kemp, the England Under-19 No 2 will face England's 19th-best senior player Paul Hargrave, who is struggling to overcome a muscle injury.
Il Warrd has been discarded by Frankie Dettori, and he is a probable drifter, while Godolphin's first-string on jockey bookings, Alexandros, looks one of the main threats to Paco Boy, and I expect this to be reflected in the market.
He returned this past spring and was with the first-string defense until falling behind sophomore transfer Will Tukuafu a week ago.
Two freshmen and two sophomores, including Tyler Hansbrough, are in the nation's most gifted first-string.
First-string quarterback Dennis Dixon, who threw 14 interceptions and lost the starting job last season, converted a third-down pass, as did Justin Roper, but the other three all threw interceptions.
With Barry Bonds in a lineup that, for the first time in days, was full of first-string Giants.
Evaluating today's Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham, I couldn't separate favourite Fondmort, the much-trumpeted Poliantas or Martin Pipe first-string It Takes Time.
At Canyon, Austin Civita opened the scoring with a 39-yard touchdown pass to Richie Wirthlin, and Canyon's first-string defense - led by linebackers Tyler Hawkins and Nick Jurado and defensive lineman Garrett Leary - held Palmdale to one first down through the first 12-play series.
Misterah was all the rage following a winning debut in a Newbury maiden and was the choice of owner Hamdan Al Maktoum's retained rider Richard Hills, who wore the first-string colours.
Thomas Williams practiced with the first-string defense Tuesday, and senior Ryan Powdrell and freshman Rey Maualuga also took some snaps.
The Hatta Stakes for mares was one example, with Sheikh Hamdan's first-string runner Mangana (11-10), ridden by Richard Hills, managing only third behind second-string Maheba De Piboul and Tim Sprake.