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Can Livestrong Survive Armstrong's Fall?

Lance Armstrong's announcement that he would no longer fight doping allegations might seem a crushing blow to his foundation for cancer survivors. But Livestrong's CEO says that "for the organization, it's the right thing."
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Lance Armstrong: When A Hero Lets Us Down

The Hall of Fallen American Heroes is long and wide. There is a portrait of Bill Clinton. Over there is a sculpture of Tiger Woods. Toppled from that pedestal is Gary Hart. Watch out for the broken busts of John Edwards, Richard Nixon, Pete Rose, Mark McGwire and many, many others. Should the curators now make room for Armstrong?
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Lance Armstrong Banned For Life, Stripped Of Titles

Lance Armstrong's decision to stop fighting the doping case against him has drawn mixed reactions from the cycling world and elsewhere.
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Ugandan Team Is Africa's First In Little League Series

Melissa Block talks with Jay Shapiro, a documentary filmmaker who's been following the Ugandan Little League baseball for three years. This year, Uganda made it to the Little League World Series for the first time, becoming the first team from Africa to ever play in the World Series. Shapiro talks about what their participation means for the sport, the country, and more broadly, Africa.
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MLB's Drug Program Catches More Players Doping

Audie Cornish speaks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about some news regarding the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was given a 50 game suspension for testing positive for testosterone.

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