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Embattled Speedskating Coaches Resign

They have been accused of physically abusing skaters and failing to report that one athlete sabotaged a Canadian competitor's skates.
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Nats Win In Dramatic Fashion, Forcing Decisive Game 5

In an exhilarating finish, Nationals outfield Jayson Werth belted a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth to force a Game 5 against the Cardinals on Friday night.

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Nationals Hope To Rally In Game 4

The Nationals will try to stage a comeback in Game 4 of the National League Division Series after a brutal 8-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday at home.


N.Y. Yankees Win With Help From Raul Ibanez

In the bottom of the ninth against Baltimore, manager Joe Girardi sat down struggling Alex Rodriguez. He sent in pinch-hitter Raul Ibanez. He hit a home run to tie the game, then hit another home run in extra innings as the Yankees won 3-2.

Doping Agency Outlines Evidence Against Armstrong

The United States Anti Doping Agency has released its report on Lance Armstrong. It outlines the evidence the agency used to strip Armstrong of his Tour de France titles and banned him from cycling.

Football Player-Turned-Actor Alex Karras Dies

Alex Karras played defense for the Detroit Lions in the 1960s. He turned to acting when he retired his cleats, landing a number of character roles in television and film. He was 77.
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Nats Fizzle In First Home Playoff Game In 79 Years

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The Natitude was strong amongst fans at Nationals Park Wednesday afternoon, but unfortunately that did not translate to success on the field, as the Cardinals down the Nats 8-0.


Alex Karras, Former NFL Star And Actor, Dies

A defensive lineman for the Detroit Lions in the '60s, he went on to act in Blazing Saddles and other movies, and to star in TV's Webster. Karras was 77. He suffered kidney failure.