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Two Long-Time Braves And A Slugger Go To The Hall Of Fame

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are the Baseball Hall of Fame's newest inductees. Last year, baseball writers pointedly left some of the biggest stars off the list due to links with performance-enhancing drugs, and this year has been no different. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were again denied induction.
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Sing Along, Now: Rodman's 'Happy Birthday' For Kim Jong Un

The former NBA star leads a public rendition of the song for the North Korean leader, whom he describes as his "best friend for life."
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Maddux, Glavine And Thomas Going To Baseball Hall Of Fame

The results are in and the honors go to former Atlanta Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine as well as slugger Frank Thomas. He's the first Hall of Famer who mostly served as a designated hitter.
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31-Year-Old Hopes To Ski Past Her (Younger) Competitors

Holly Brooks made the switch from coach to world-class athlete in 2009, after an epiphany on a hospital gurney. Now she's hoping to compete in the Winter Olympics for a second time. She says she has something many of her younger competitors lack: perspective.
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Supporting The Home Team From The Comfort Of Your Couch

Nowadays, do you have to show your support by purchasing a ticket? As much of the nation endures a historic deep freeze, commentator Frank Deford discusses weather and outdoor stadium sports.
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Lindsey Vonn Is Out, But Some Advertisers May Still Win

Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn's decision to withdraw from the 2014 Winter Olympics could mean big changes for companies that were planning to capitalize on her name — and on her potential wins. But some of Vonn's sponsors may find her announcement actually opens new advertising opportunities.
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Skiing Siblings Hope To Make It To Sochi, Together

Four years ago, cross-country skiers Erik and Sadie Bjornsen tried to make the Olympic team but came up short. This year, one has earned a spot; the other is waiting to find out.
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Former Players Move Forward On Historic Settlement With NFL

More than 4,000 former NFL players and their families have taken the next step in an historic legal settlement with the pro football league. A new agreement, subject to a judge's approval, spells out how much money different players will get based on their age and impairments.
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Skier Lindsey Vonn Bows Out Of Olympics With Knee Injury

Downhill skier Lindsey Vonn has withdrawn from the Olympics, saying a knee injury will keep her out of the competition. Vonn won two medals in the Vancouver Olympics and is among the most prominent names in the sport.
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Three Capitals To Take The Ice At Sochi Olympic Games

The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, are just a month away, and the final rosters announced for the men's national hockey teams include three big names with whom Washingtonians may be familiar.

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