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Major League Baseball Upholds Ban On Pete Rose

Monday, December 14, 2015

Pete Rose will not be eligible for the Hall of Fame, at least for now. Major League Baseball announced Monday it was denying his plea for reinstatement. Rose received a lifetime ban f...

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MLB Commissioner To Decide Whether To Reinstate Pete Rose

Thursday, December 10, 2015

One of Major League Baseball's greatest players has been banned since 1989 for gambling on the game. But sports leagues' traditionally hard attitudes toward sports gambling seem to be softening.

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Judges To Hear Appeal Over NFL's Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Former NFL players who are fighting the settlement terms will have their say in a federal appeals courtroom in Philadelphia on Thursday. Payouts for the potential $1 billion settlement are on hold.

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In A Night Of Terror, A Moment Of Grace On The Soccer Pitch

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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Heading Is On The Way Out For The Youngest U.S. Soccer Players

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

There are new safety rules this week targeting concussions in youth soccer. As part of a lawsuit settlement, the United States Soccer Federation has announced new restrictions on striking the ball with the head.

The new rules eliminate heading for players 10 and under, and limit heading in ...

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A Deep-Rooted History Of Activism Stirs In College Football

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

When African-American players on the University of Missouri's football team called for a boycott of games, it was the latest moment in a long history of players taking a stand for civil rights.

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The Powerful Player To Watch As The World Series Gets Underway

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Baseball is a team sport. But as the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets prepare to play Game 1 of the World Series tonight, there's a tremendous amount of focus on one player in particular.

And the spotlight is on New York second baseman Daniel Murphy for good reason.

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When You Hear The 'Heat,' The Pitcher's Put A Little Extra Mustard On It

Sunday, October 25, 2015

The baseball term for a superfast pitch is a word you'll be hearing often this week: heater. Lots of heaters will be thrown during the World Series, which starts Tuesday night.

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More Women Work In Male-Dominated Pro Sports But There's A Long Way To Go

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Some women recently have become pioneers in pro sports leagues that have been the exclusive domain of men. Will the momentum mean more women will find a place in leagues that have long shut them out?

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Father Believes Oregon Shooting Victim Saved His Daughter's Life

Monday, October 05, 2015

Lacey Scroggins, 18, was in class in Roseburg when a gunman burst in and started shooting. Her father, Randy, a pastor at New Beginnings Church of God, recounts how Lacey says she survived.

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Oregon Community Grapples With Aftermath Of College Shooting

Sunday, October 04, 2015

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What We Know About The Oregon School Shooting

Friday, October 02, 2015

At Umpqua Community College in rural Oregon on Thursday, a shooter killed nine victims, wounded others and killed himself in the rampage. President Obama addressed the shooting in remarks at a press conference Friday.

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Witness: Gunman Told Victims To State Religion Before Mass Shooting

Friday, October 02, 2015

A gunman told victims to state their religion before he began his shooting rampage at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, according to a witness. Ten people were killed.

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Multiple Fatalities Reported In Shooting At Oregon Community College

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The exact number of casualties is unclear after the incident at Umpqua Community College in rural western Oregon. Local authorities say the threat is now over.

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Analysts Says NFL Safety Rules Put Quarterbacks At Risk Of Injury

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers' high-powered NFL offense lost its veteran quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, to a hurt knee last weekend after a hit by a defensive player. Roethlisberger is th...

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Pennetta Wins Her First Grand Slam, Then Calls It Her Last

Sunday, September 13, 2015

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Away From The Lights Of Center Court, U.S. Open Offers Another World

Saturday, September 12, 2015

All eyes are on Arthur Ashe Stadium, where the world's top tennis players play at the U.S. Open. But it's different for players on the outer courts, and for fans who like seeing rising stars.

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Serena Williams' Grand Slam Quest Ends With Loss To Roberta Vinci

Friday, September 11, 2015

Serena Williams will not be playing for a grand slam Saturday in the women's singles final. She lost to Roberta Vinci in three sets in the U.S Open semifinal Friday.

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2 Female Italian Players Advance At The U.S. Open

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Yes, Serena Williams' quest for the tennis Grand Slam is exciting. No one has won all four major tournaments in the same calendar year since Steffi Graf did it in 1988. And now that Williams is in the semifinals at the U.S. Open, she's only two wins away from the ...

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Episode 649: China, China, China

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

What's going on in China? Is the second largest economy in the world about to come crashing down? On today's show: how to view the stock market, why even Chinese officials don't trust the country's official economic numbers, and the big shift behind it all.

Music: Yumi Zouma's "

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