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Olympic Economics, The Pre-Games Show

The Olympics are a great spectacle. So is the sport of figuring out whether the event is a money-maker, a financial flop or something in between.
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Penn State Fined $60M, Banned From Bowls, Wins From 1998 On Vacated

A "conspiracy of silence" allowed former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to continue preying on young boys, the athletic association said.
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NCAA To Announce Penn State Sanctions

The NCAA is announcing sanctions Monday for Penn State University over the university's handling of a sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach.
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Olympic Athletes Go For Gold, And Green

Over the next two weeks, thousands of athletes will compete in the London Olympics. And it's not just gold they're after, but also green. Sponsorships will earn swimmer Ryan Lochte almost $2 million, Forbes estimates. But even lesser-known athletes have the chance to make a buck.
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A Bid To End U.S. Medal Drought In Diving

The U.S. has taken a bit of a nosedive when it comes to winning Olympic medals in diving. Not a single American diver has stood on the medal stand in the past two games. 23-year old David Boudia hopes to change that. Sam Klemet WBAA
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NCAA To Issue Sanctions Against Penn State

The NCAA says it will levy "corrective and punitive measures" against the school over the child sex abuse scandal involving Jerry Sandusky. The move comes the same day Penn State removed the statue of legendary football coach Joe Paterno from outside the football stadium.
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A 'Recurring Wound': Penn State Removes Joe Paterno Statue

The famous statue of beloved coach Joe Paterno will stand outside Penn State University's football stadium no more.

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