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3-Point Shooting Contest Recommended To Watch During All-Star Break

The NBA is taking taking a break from the regular season for the All-Star Game, which will be played in New York on Sunday. At this point, the league's best teams are in the Western Conference.
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Tiger Woods Steps Away From Golf Amid Terrible Season

Woods is currently ranked 62nd in the world, which is his lowest since joining the PGA tour nearly 20 years ago. Robert Siegel talks to Ron Sirak, a senior writer for Golf Digest.
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Meet The Ladies Of D.C.'s Ultimate Frisbee Championship-Winning Team

Ultimate Frisbee isn't just a hobby for the ladies of Scandal — the District's women's team — as they have traveled the country and the world, twice nabbing the national championship title.

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Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian Remembered As Successful, Controversial

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died. He was 84. Tarkanian was known as an innovator who challenged convention — both on an off the court.
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Chicago Little League Team Stripped Of U.S. Championship

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League team — that was lauded for their play and sportsmanship, even honored at the White House — has been stripped of their U.S. championship title. On Wednesday, league officials said adult mangers of the team cheated by skirting fair play rules that require all players to live inside the same geographical boundaries.
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'The Shark' Has Died: Coach Jerry Tarkanian Was 84

Famous for his ever-present white towel and what seemed to be a perpetually worried expression, former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died.
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Little League Strips Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Of U.S. Title

Little League International said the team violated residency rules. The U.S. championship has been awarded to Mountain Ridge Little League from Las Vegas.
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'Gentleman And Coach' Dean Smith Did What He Believed In

The Hall of Famer led the University of North Carolina to two national titles during his 35-year career coaching basketball. Commentator Frank Deford remembers Smith, who died Saturday.
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Atlanta Hawks The NBA Surprise Of The Year

The NBA All Star Game is this Sunday in New York. To catch up on what you might have missed in the season thus far, Robert Siegel talks to David Aldridge of NBA.com and TNT.
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Upcycling, Underground: Huge Bike Park Opens In Former Limestone Mine

The owners of a Kentucky cavern say they've made the world's largest indoor bike park, with 320,000 square feet of riding. It just happens to be 100 feet below the surface.

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