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ESPN, Other Networks To Be Streamed On Dish Network's Sling TV

Linda Wertheimer talks to John Ourand from Sports Business Journal about ESPN's decision to start a streaming service. The service is being done in partnership with Dish Network.
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Crowning The 33rd-Best Football Team In America

As we eagerly await the first official college football championship, commentator Frank Deford says it's intriguing that the U.S. places as much emphasis on college sports as it does on the pros.
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Baseball Hall Of Fame Elects Three Pitchers, Second Baseman

Pitchers Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez, and second baseman Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Robert Siegel talks to Tom Goldman about the selections and some of the notable ballplayers who did not get in, like Don Mattingly.
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Johnson, Smoltz, Martinez And Biggio Voted To Baseball's Hall

Three dominating pitchers and one resilient fan favorite are heading to Cooperstown, as Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were named to Baseball's Hall of Fame Tuesday.
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Jordanian Prince To Challenge 4-Term FIFA Chief For Presidency

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said he is running against Sepp Blatter because he believes "it is time to shift the focus away from administrative controversy and back to sport."
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Oregon Ducks' Football Team To Change Uniforms

The team made it to the game that will decide college football's national champion. And now they won't be in green and yellow. They'll play in new white jerseys with gray numbers and silver accents.
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2 Promising U.S. Skiers Killed In Alps Avalanche

Coaches and friends are mourning the loss of two American prospects in World Cup skiing. Linda Wertheimer talks to Sasha Rearick, head coach of the U.S. ski team.
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L.A., D.C., S.F., Boston? U.S. Pick For Olympic Host May Come Thursday

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its board would discuss the four cities' bids at Denver International Airport later this week — and then possibly travel to the winning city.

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Report: St. Louis Rams Owner Plans New Stadium In LA

The Los Angeles Times reports Stan Kroenke and the Stockbridge Capital Group plan to build an 80,000-seat NFL stadium — which could see the team return to the city where it spent almost five decades.
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Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

During his 22 years at ESPN, Scott became well-known for his signature catchphrases that connected with younger audiences and the hip-hop generation. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2007.

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