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Barbershop
11:46 am
Fri August 1, 2014

For Ray Rice, Is A Two-Game Suspension Light Punishment?

Originally published on Fri August 1, 2014 12:29 pm

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Shots - Health News
7:03 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Caffeine Gives Athletes An Edge, But Don't Overdo It

Peter Kennaugh of SKY Procycling enjoys an espresso ahead of first stage of the Tour de France 2013, in Corsica.
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Originally published on Fri August 1, 2014 3:31 pm

After winning the Tour de France last Sunday, Vincenzo Nibali was tested for a bunch of performance-enhancing substances. But Nibali and his fellow competitors were welcome to have several cups of coffee (or cans of Red Bull), before their ride into Paris; caffeine is not on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned list.

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Sports
4:09 am
Thu July 31, 2014

A Prospective Pro Athletes' Backup Plan? Pit Crewing For NASCAR

Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 7:12 am

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Sports
4:58 am
Wed July 30, 2014

NCAA Head-Injury Settlement Includes $70 Million Medical Fund

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 7:07 am

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Sports
4:37 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Korean Baseball Team Fills The Stands With Fanbots

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 7:07 am

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Sweetness And Light
3:59 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Deford: Is Goodell Good Enough To Lead The NFL?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a press conference in May. Goodell's handling of concerns about concussions and controversies surrounding players has led commentator Frank Deford to wonder whether Goodell is up to the job.
David Goldman AP

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 12:59 pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's piddling suspension of Ray Rice of the Ravens for a mere two games for Rice's apparent violent attack upon his then-fiancee, now wife, has been met with shock and disappointment.

But for now, never mind Ray Rice. The larger question is whether Goodell is good enough to serve as the leader of the NFL.

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Sports
3:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

What Ray Rice's 2-Game Suspension For Assault Says About The NFL

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 9:50 am

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Sports
7:55 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

LA Judge Rules Sale Of Clippers Can Move Ahead

A Los Angeles judge has issued a preliminary ruling against embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The judge decided that Sterling's wife, Shelly, was within her rights to agree to an earlier $2 billion sale of the team. Dan Woike has been reporting on the story for the Los Angeles Register. He speaks with Audie Cornish about the ruling.

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The Two-Way
5:41 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Judge Rules Against Sterling, Allows LA Clippers Sale To Proceed

Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald, during a 2010 Los Angeles Clippers game against the Detroit Pistons.
Mark Terrill AP

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 7:45 pm

A probate judge has ruled that Donald Sterling cannot block the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Shelly Sterling, his estranged wife, had arranged in May to sell the NBA franchise to former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer for a record $2 billion.

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Sports
5:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Colorado Rockies Hand Out Free Jerseys — With A Typo

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 12:52 pm

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