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Grumbling, Excitement Build For London Olympics

When London last held the games, the city was rebuilding after being bombed to smithereens by Hitler. Food and gas were still rationed. The athletes had no luxurious Olympic Village. This time, despite difficult economic times, the games will be far grander.
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Women's Pro-Soccer League Cancels 2012 Season

The Women's Professional Soccer league has announced plans to cancel its 2012 season. The blame is pinned on a legal dispute between the league and owner of Florida's magicJack soccer club. Melissa Block talks with ESPN commentator and former professional soccer player Julie Foudy for more.
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Die-Hard Fans Attend Super Bowl Media Day

There's hype, hype and more hype in Indianapolis Tuesday. It's Super Bowl media day. And some die-hard fans are watching and listening to it all from the stands.
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It's A Good Time To Be An L.A. Clippers 'Superfan'

The Lakers have Jack Nicholson. Los Angeles' other NBA team has "Clipper Darrell." He has missed only one home game in the past nine years and shows up in full Clippers gear to taunt the other team. Now that his team is no longer second fiddle in Los Angeles, Clipper Darrell is in his element.
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'I Am A Boxer': Fighter In The Ring, Lady Outside It

This summer in London, female boxers will compete in the Olympics for the first time. The women competing for a spot on the U.S. team will make history, but few know who they are — and why they box.

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