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Wheldon Crash Should Be A 'Wakeup Call' To Racing

Bruce Martin, a reporter for Sports Illustrated.Com, witnessed the crash that killed Indy racer Dan Wheldon last Sunday in Las Vegas. Martin and Ari Shapiro discuss why Wheldon crashed, the dangers of racing and what can be done to make the sport safer.
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Sometimes, One Is Enough

In an era of reality TV and short attention spans, Frank Deford wonders if the best-of-seven game series is really such a good idea.
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Will Power Discusses The Safety Of Indy Car Racing

Sunday's fiery crash on a Las Vegas speedway, which killed driver Dan Wheldon, is sparking debate about the safety of Indy Car racing. Melissa Block talks with Will Power, who was in that race on Sunday. He also crashed and was hospitalized for injuries. He's now home in North Carolina.
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Analysts Point To Several Factors In Wheldon's Death

The auto racing industry has a long history of taking casualties seriously and sharing the latest safety information with all of the leagues. Analysts are beginning to closely study what led to two-time Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon's death on Sunday.
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Harbaugh, Schwartz And The Back Slap Heard 'Round The NFL

After 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh slapped Lions coach Jim Schwartz on the back following Sunday's game, things got kind of wild on the field. Watch the brouhaha.
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VIDEO: 100-Year-Old Man Finishes Toronto Marathon

Known as the "Turbaned Tornado," Indian-born British citizen Fauja Singh covered the 26.2 miles in just over 8 hours, 11 minutes. Among his training secrets: A diet of mainly tea, toast and curry.
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Cardinals Vs. Rangers: Which Team Will Win The World Series?

The Rangers are in the Series for the second time (the team lost to San Francisco in 2010). The Cardinals are there for the 18th time. St. Louis last won it all in 2006.

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