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Bob Ojeda: Pitching Through The Pain

Over the course of his 14-year career as a pitcher, Bob Ojeda threw more than 1,000 strikeouts and countless pitches across the plate. During that entire time, the lefty's pitching arm hurt. "The act itself is sort of violent and completely unnatural," he says. "I think most pitchers certainly feel a level of pain."
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Is Penn State's Football Culture On Trial?

The prosecution rested its case yesterday in the trial of former Penn State University assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky. He is charged with more than 50 counts of child sexual abuse. Host Michel Martin discusses the trial and what it reveals about the school's football culture with David Epstein of Sports Illustrated.
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Should Roger Clemens Go Into Baseball's Hall Of Fame?

The superstar pitcher has been found not guilty of lying to Congress about performance-enhancing drugs. His career stats are Hall of Fame stuff. Should he get in?
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Jury: Roger Clemens Not Guilty Of Perjury

Baseball great Roger Clemens was acquitted on Monday of all charges in the government's six-count perjury case against him. He had been accused of lying to Congress in 2008 when he denied using performance enhancing drugs. The verdict is the latest blow to prosecutors' efforts to pursue illicit drug use cases against athletes.
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A Horse Is A Horse, Unless Of Course It's Ann Romney's Dressage Champ

Rafalca, a 15-year-old Oldenburg mare, and her rider qualified for the Olympics this weekend. The Romneys' involvement in dressage, often considered the snobbiest of the horse sports, has brought the event considerable attention of late — including mocking from Stephen Colbert.
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Obama's Played 100 Rounds Of Golf; Which Presidents Beat That?

While the current president has gone golfing much more often than his predecessor, he lags far behind two other former occupants of the White House.

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