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U.S. Speedskater Admits To Sabotaging Rival's Skates

Simon Cho says he tampered with another racer's skates at the World Short Track Team Championships last year after being pressured by his coach. Other speedskaters have also filed abuse complaints against coach Jae Su Chun, who denies the claims.
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A Look At Major League Baseball's Postseason

Melissa Block talks to Joe Lemire, baseball writer for Sports Illustrated, about Major League Baseball's postseason.
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Major League Baseball To Begin Post-Season Play

The regular season ended Wednesday night, and that's when Miguel Cabrera became the 15th player to win baseball's Triple Crown. For the first time, there will be a one-game Wild Card playoff on Friday.
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At Long Last, Teddy Wins Nationals' Presidents Race

Teddy Roosevelt at the Nats game

Teddy won the vaunted President's Race today in the Nationals' season finale against the Philadelphia Phillies, ending a drought that goes back more than half a decade.

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The NFL's Lesson: There's No Replacing Good Refs

Only two groups of people really matter in any game: the players and the officials. That's the lesson the NFL inadvertently taught football fans in the past four weeks, says Frank Deford. At many stadiums, the regular officials were greeted with loud ovations after their lockout ended.

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