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Game On! Rare 1865 Baseball Card Tossed On The Auction Block

The Brooklyn Atlantics baseball card — found among yard sale purchases — could go for $100,000.
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It's The Dog Days For America's Sports Dynasties

We used to have three bona fide dynasties: the Yankees in baseball, the Celtics and Lakers in basketball, and the Cowboys in football. We even had dynasties in college sports. But no more. Commentator Frank Deford says our dynasties are melting as fast as the Arctic ice cap.
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Maryland Lawmaker Warned For Gay Marriage Protest Letter

A Maryland lawmaker has been cautioned after writing a letter on official letterhead to Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti seeking to silence linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo for his stand for gay rights.

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U.S. Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn Injured In Austria; Out For Season

The American skier was taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital for treatment.
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European Authorities Probe Soccer Corruption

Investigators in Europe have revealed evidence that hundreds of soccer games were fixed by gambling syndicates. The scandal even includes national teams competing for places in soccer's biggest tournament: the World Cup.
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49ers' Coach Questions Ref's Call On Pass Interference At Super Bowl

Robert Siegel talks to Mike Pesca about Sunday's Super Bowl, a game complete with a dramatic finish and a bizarre power outage. San Francisco 49ers players are questioning whether the referees missed a pass interference call that would have given them one more shot at going ahead in the final minutes of the game. And Super Dome officials are still investigating what caused the 34 minute outage that left half the Super Dome in the dark.

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