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U.S. Paralympian Makes Fifth Showing At The Games

Melissa Block speaks with U.S. Paralympian and flag bearer at the Paralympics opening ceremony, Scott Danberg. The competition, which opens tonight in London, will be Danberg's fifth Paralympic Games. Over the years he has participated in multiple events, from power-lifting to javelin.
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Paralympics Begin In London, Near 'Spiritual Home' Of Games

More than 4,000 athletes from 147 countries will compete in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, where the opening ceremony begins at 3:30 p.m. ET today. The U.S. contingent of 227 athletes includes 133 men and 94 women. Of the American Paralympians, 20 are U.S. military veterans.
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Just Say No: Doping Diminishes All Athletes

Athletes aren't always the best role models but, for commentator Frank Deford, the worst sin they can commit is doping.
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Debate Pits Strasburg's Health Against Wins

One of the biggest debates in Washington these days has nothing to do with taxes, health care or the economy. It's about baseball and whether the Nationals should end the season of their star pitcher, just as the team may be headed for the playoffs.

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