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At Washington's Training Camp, Fans Are Split On Name Change

Weeks after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office deemed the Washington Redskins' name offensive to Native Americans, some football fans continue to support the team's name.
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'No Easy Answer': Ex-Baseball Manager La Russa On Legacy, Steroids

Tony La Russa, who won more games than any MLB manager in the past 60 years, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Links to steroids have kept notable players of his from getting that recognition.
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Police Investigating Video Of Man Urinating On Former Ravens Owner's Grave

A video posted online shows what appears to be a Cleveland Browns fan urinating on Art Modell's grave in Maryland.
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D.C. Council Weighs Resident Concerns About Soccer Stadium Land Swap

A key part of the proposed D.C. United stadium deal involves handing off the Reeves Center — a valuable piece of real estate in northwest that some in the District say could fetch a higher price on the open market.

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Former Redskins Player Fred Davis Sought On Domestic Violence-Related Charge

The athlete has been charged with assault in connection to a domestic violence incident in D.C.
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The Epic 2,200-Mile Tour De France Is Also A Test Of Epic Eating

Tour de France cyclists need to eat up to 9,000 calories a day to maintain their health and weight during the race. But many teams hire chefs to elevate the meals to gourmet status.
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The Washington Football Team That Must Not Be Named

As the NFL begins training camp, Commentator Frank Deford wonders why Washington's team keeps its contentious nickname. He suggests alternatives, like the Lobbyists, the Presidents or simply the Who.
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Woman Will Officiate Big 12 Football Game For The First Time

Catherine Conti will be part of the crew when Kansas plays Southeast Missouri State. The officiating supervisor says Conti got the job because she's "darned good."
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Protecting Athletes: Concussions

Kojo explores steps professional and amateur sports organizations are taking, and not taking, to protect athletes from severe head injuries.

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Learning To Love The Ocean After A Lifetime Of Fearing It

Triathlete Tim Bomba has spent a decade helping people feel comfortable swimming in the ocean. But before he could do that, he had to overcome his own fear of the water at the age of 52.

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