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Lance Armstrong And The Business Of Doping

The story of Lance Armstrong's alleged doping is, in part, the story of an astonishing business enterprise. Here's how it reportedly worked.
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Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho Shot; 'Prognosis Is Not Good'

A top fighter in the '80s and '90s, Camacho has run into a series of problems in recent years — including a burglary arrest and conviction. He was shot Tuesday in Puerto Rico. A man with him was killed.
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What's Good For The Goose Is Good For The Gander

Rosie Napravnik is America's leading jockey — and a woman in a male-dominated sport. Commentator Frank Deford reflects on women's sports, competing with men, and fans.
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The Aesthetics Of First-Person Shooter Video Games

First-person shooter games have become more cinematic and aesthetically pleasing over the years and dominate the video game industry. Stephen Totilo, editor in chief of online video game publication Kotaku, explains the appeal of point-and-shoot games.
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UMD Officials, Students Cite Importance Of Academic Consortium In Big Ten Move

The University of Maryland will get a new NCAA conference with its move to the Big Ten, but it will also get a membership in an $8 billion per year research consortium with the conference's schools. 

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Analysis: Maryland's Move To The Big Ten Makes Fiscal Sense

The University of Maryland is officially joining the Big Ten conference, and while some say it's a break from tradition, Washington Post sports reporter Alex Prewitt says its all about dollars and cents

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Maryland To Leave ACC For Big Ten

The University of Maryland's athletics program is leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference, choosing instead to join the Big Ten conference.

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