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Frankel Runs Away At Ascot, Firms Up Standing As World's Top Horse

The 4-year-old made the rest of the field in England's Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot look like they didn't belong to be on the same track with him. His brother, Bullet Train, looked like a steam engine in comparison.
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Despite Verdict, Many Still Find Clemens Guilty

A jury found Roger Clemens not guilty on all charges of obstruction and lying to Congress about steroid use. Clemens has always denied the accusations, but despite the verdict, many fans and sportswriters declared Clemens guilty long ago and refuse to believe he's innocent.
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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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