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Criminal Charges Appear Unlikely For NASCAR's Tony Stewart

Funeral services were held Thursday for Kevin Ward Jr., the driver killed on the track after being hit by former NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. North Country Public Radio's Brian Mann attended the service; he speaks with Robert Siegel about the funeral and possible investigations into the incident.
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NCAA Ruling Heralds A New, And Murky, Era

A U.S. district court judge ruled that the NCAA was violating federal anti-trust law by prohibiting payments to athletes whose names, images and likenesses are used in video games and TV broadcasts. The NCAA has appealed. So, what now?
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Tiger Woods Won't Play In Ryder Cup, Will Rest Back Until December

The golfer says on his website that his trainer and doctors have urged him not to play or practice for the next several months.
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Amateurism's Dying Hour

Frank Deford says that, with recent legal developments, the stage is set for college athletes to get paid for their performances. Will March Madness ever be the same again?
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Questions Linger Over Fatal Race Involving NASCAR's Stewart

The racing world is still in shock after a car driven by NASCAR's Tony Stewart struck and killed a 20-year-old driver during a dirt track race Saturday. David Greene talks to Nate Ryan of USA Today.
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LA Clippers Sold To Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. A California court confirmed Shelly Sterling's authority to sell the team for a record $2 billion.
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LA Clippers Sold To Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer

The announcement by the Clippers followed an order by a California court that ruled that Shelly Sterling, wife of the team's previous owner, Donald Sterling, had the authority to sell the team.
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Charting The Course Of Today's Golfing Titans

Rory McIlroy's victory at the PGA Championship Sunday felt to many observers like a passing of the baton. Tom Watson, a former superstar in his own right, speaks about the state of golf today.
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NCAA Moves To Appeal Judge's Ruling On Compensating Athletes

Current and former students had sued on antitrust grounds over the commercial use of their names and images. The NCAA says it will appeal — a path that has brought it success in the past.
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More Questions Than Answers In Deadly Tony Stewart Crash

While NASCAR's Stewart has frequently raced in sprint car events over the years, the sideline events have given him trouble: a 2013 crash left another driver with a broken back.

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