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NBA Preview: On Valuable Knees And Building Legacies

Just when you thought the sports calendar couldn't get busier — the World Series, NFL regular season approaching half-way point, the NHL season underway — it can. Ahead of the new NBA season, which begins Tuesday, we'll look at a couple of valuable knees and a couple of legacies. Derrick Rose in Chicago and Russell Westbrook are both coming back from injury and surgery — and their performances could determine whether or not Miami wins a third straight title. Meanwhile, Lebron James tries to build his legacy, and Kobe Bryant tries to retain his.
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100 Days To The Sochi Olympics: Some Key Things To Know

The Winter Olympics are just over three months away and have already given rise to some superlatives: most expensive (at more than $50 billion), most heavily guarded and, potentially, most controversial. Is Russia ready? We answer some key questions.
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Oneida Indian Nation To Meet With NFL Wednesday On Redskins Name

After an oft-discussed radio ad campaign targeting the Washington Redskins, representatives with the Oneida Indian Nation will meet with the NFL.

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Red Sox Lead Series 3-2, But .733 Is The Stunning Number

Boston's David Ortiz is flirting with a World Series record. He's got 11 hits in 15 at-bats. That .733 batting average eclipses the rest of his team's. Boston players not named Ortiz are hitting .144. The Sox could wrap up the championship Wednesday. St. Louis hopes to extend the Series to a Game 7.
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World Series Heads Back To Boston With Red Sox Ahead

The Boston Red Sox took the lead in the World Series with a 3-1 win Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox now have a 3-2 edge as the Series moves back to Boston.
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As Olympics Near, Bobsledder Still Fighting For A Spot

With just a hundred days to go before the Winter Olympic Games open in Russia, even many gold medalists are still fighting for a place on Team USA. Justin Olsen, a bobsledder from San Antonio, Texas, helped the U.S. win a historic gold medal four years ago in Vancouver, but he's struggled to overcome injuries in the lead-up to Sochi.
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All You Need To Know About The All Tied Up World Series

A three-run homer. A dramatic out at first to end the game. And now, Boston and St. Louis head into Monday night's fifth game with the best-of-seven series tied at two games apiece.
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Red Sox Even World Series With 4-2 Win Over Cardinals

The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Sunday night to even the World Series at two games apiece.
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Sackler Gallery Explores History of Yoga In New Exhibit

A local museum recently unveiled a new exhibit that's the first of its kind.

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Cardinals Get A Walk-Off World Series Win On Bizarre Play

Game 3 of the World Series ended in unusual fashion Saturday night, as a ninth-inning obstruction call on Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks resulted in umpires awarding a base to St. Louis' Allen Craig — bringing the winning run home and putting the Cardinals ahead in the series, 2-1.

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