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Racing's Michael Schumacher Has 'Moments Of Consciousness'

The Formula One driving legend suffered a severe head injury while skiing in December. Doctors started to bring him out of a medically induced coma in late January. He is hospitalized in France.
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Chicago Celebrates A Century Of Baseball At Wrigley Field

It's been the home of the Cubs since 1916, and in all that time, the team has never won a World Series. So why do fans keep showing up? Locals say Wrigley's hallowed status isn't just about baseball.
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Should The NCAA Change Its Rules To Pay For Play?

Arguments over money and big-time college athletics are more fiery than usual these days. We asked Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami, and our readers if athletes should be paid.
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Basketball Prep Schools: A World Of Their Own, And Recruiting Worldwide

Many promising high school basketball players don't attend traditional schools; instead, they play for "prep schools" exempt from the usual rules. One of these schools — Our Savior New American on Long Island — draws players from around the world.
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Labor Ruling May Be Tipping Point For College Sports

Last week, a National Labor Relations Board ruling gave football players at Northwestern University the right to unionize. Northwestern is challenging the decision. The NCAA supports the appeal.
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Hockey Players Suspended But Not For Fighting

It looked like two players in the Federal Hockey League were going to fight. Instead, they hugged and pulled out a beer. Cool stunt, except for the league suspended them.
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Deford: Paying College Athletes Would Level The Playing Field

The sports commentator renders his verdict on the recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that Northwestern University's football players are employees and have the right to unionize.
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Red Sox Rock The White House With Flag Jacket And Presidential Selfie

When the team was honored by President Obama on Tuesday, colorful outfielder Jonny Gomes came decked out in a red, white and blue flag jacket. The Sox gave the commander in chief a matching jacket.
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Tiger Woods Will Miss The Masters After Back Surgery

The golf star has been experiencing back pain in recent weeks. He had surgery Monday to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve. The Masters tournament begins next week.
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Too French? Nike Rolls Out U.S. World Cup Soccer Uniforms

The new jerseys feature a familiar U.S. badge on the chest. But they depart from the previous models by using thick bands of the national flag's three colors.

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