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Denver Reconsiders The Olympics Despite Dumping 1976 Games

After seeking and winning the right to host the 1976 Winter Olympics, the city backed out. Now, a committee is exploring whether to make a bid for the 2022 Winter Games.
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VIDEO: 90-Yard GOALLL! For American Keeper Tim Howard

The Everton goalie scored from about 90 yards away last night when his clearing kick bounced over the head of Bolton's Adam Bogdan.
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Why The BCS Is The Holy Roman Empire Of Sport

The Bowl Championship Series climaxes Tuesday, with a game in New Orleans between Louisiana State and Alabama. But should the winner really be called the national champion? Just think how other sports would look if they were run by the BCS.
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College Football Bowl Games Cap 2011 Season

College football bowl games began last month but the big games are being played in the new year. There were six games played Monday including the Rose Bowl and the Fiesta Bowl. Michigan and Virginia Tech meet Tuesday night in the Sugar Bowl.
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In Winter Classic, Rangers Nip Flyers, Al Fresco

The New York Rangers rallied from two goals down to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in the Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park Monday. The hockey rink stretched from first base to third base at the Phillies' baseball stadium.
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How To Fix College Sports

Joe Nocera is among critics who say that college athletics are an exploitative system. In a business that takes in $6 billion in revenue annually, should players get compensation beyond their scholarships? Nocera talks with guest host Jacki Lyden about his plan to make things right.

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