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NBA Owners Offer Players A Take-It-Or-Leave It Deal

Wednesday is the deadline NBA Commissioner David Stern has given players to accept the deal on the table. It offers players up to 51 percent of their annual basketball-related income. If not accepted, Stern has threatened to go back to an early, lesser offer.

In With The South, Out With The East

In sports, the SEC is very popular these days, especially in football. But, as Frank Deford points out, it's hard times for members of the Big East.

Penn State Abuse Scandal: A Guide And Timeline

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky's attorneys have rested their case in his trial on accusations of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period. Here, a guide to key players and events in the scandal that has rocked the community of State College, Pa.

Paterno Cancels Weekly News Conference

Guy Raz speaks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the growing scandal in the Penn State football program. Longtime coach Joe Paterno abruptly canceled his weekly news conference Tuesday, amid reports that members of the school's board are pushing for him to step down.

'100 Yards To Glory': What Eli Manning Told Bob Costas About His Pores

Bob Costas talks to Robert Siegel about his new book, the history of football, and what's really our "national pastime."