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MLB Bans New York Mets Pitcher Jenrry Mejia For Life For Doping

The reliever is the first player to be banned permanently from Major League Baseball for failing three tests for performance-enhancing drugs.
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Famous Big-Wave Surf Contest Thwarted By Undersized Waves

"The Bay calls the day. The Eddie is No Go," read the website of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau contest, called "The Eddie" for short.
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Video: UCLA Gymnast Sophina DeJesus Whips, Nae Naes, And Slays

The viral video of DeJesus' routine doesn't show an athlete dominating in a traditionally white sport despite her race. She's an athlete celebrating her identity in the sport she loves.
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Reality Star And Ex-Rapper Team Up To Coach Miami High School Football Team

Lakatriona "Bernice" Brunson of South Beach Tow fame has been named head football coach at Miami Jackson High School. Former 2 Live Crew rapper Luther Campbell is the new defensive coordinator.
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Not Ready To Stop Obsessing Over Beyoncé And 'Formation'? We Got You

So you've watched the music video, and the halftime show, eleventy million times. Now, let these smart takes help you parse all the feels.
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A Skeptical Review Of CBS' Super Bowl Online Streaming Success

For the first time, CBS put the full Super Bowl, with ads, online and claimed record viewership. But StreamingMedia.com's Dan Rayburn says the decision to stream is getting too much hype.
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Did Marshawn Lynch Just Announce His Retirement Without Using Any Words?

The Seahawks haven't officially said Lynch is retiring, and it's highly unlikely he would hold a news conference to banter with reporters
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Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Take Home The NFL Title

The Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers on the strength of their defense. It was the biggest football game of the year — so we covered it with the littlest poems we can think of: haiku.
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A Year On, Did NFL Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts Work?

After a tumultuous season, the NFL condemned domestic violence in its ranks, and put a spotlight on the issue during the last Super Bowl. A year later, it's unclear whether that has made a difference.
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Super Bowl 50 Tightens Cybersecurity

This year's Super Bowl will be held in the most technologically advanced stadium in the world. FBI special agent John Lightfoot talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the threat of cyber attacks.

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