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Frank Deford: Is Football Culture The Core Of The Problem?

Commentator Frank Deford wonders if the very nature of the sport contributed to the events at Penn State.

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Businesses Reeling In Wake Of NBA Lockout

After weeks of game postponements, the NBA league made a final offer to players — and the players rejected it. Canceling games affects players and fans, but it can also be devastating for the many businesses that revolve around the industry.
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UMD May Cut 8 Sports Teams

The University of Maryland may cut as many as eight teams from its athletics program next year as part of an effort to reduce the department's budget deficit. 

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Penn State Scandal: More Suspected Victims; Sandusky Says He's Innocent

Former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky admits to showering with young boys, but says he there was no "intent of sexual contact." Meanwhile, The New York Times reports that more possible victims have contacted authorities.
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Former Penn State Coach Tells NBC He's Innocent

The former Penn State football coach accused of sexually abusing young boys was interviewed on NBC Monday night. In an interview with Bob Costas, Jerry Sandusky denied he was a pedophile.
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Hopes Dim For NBA Season: Players Reject Offer

This year's NBA season may never get underway. The players have rejected the owners' latest offer. The main sticking point: revenue sharing.
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NBA Players Decide To Disband Union

Melissa Block talks to Gabriel Feldman, director of the Tulane University sports law program, about the latest news on the NBA lockout. NBA players rejected a deal from the league's owners, and they're beginning to disband their union. This year's season may be in jeopardy.

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