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NLRB Sides With College Football Players Hoping To Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board says Northwestern University football players can unionize. It's a win for student athletes, but the university says it will appeal.
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Navy Academy Football Player Dies In A Coma

Nineteen-year-old Will McKamey had suffered a severe head injury two years ago.
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Labor Board Rules Northwestern University Players Are Employees

The decision means the players can vote to unionize and has the potential to revolutionize the way college athletics work.
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The Mystery And History Of Sport's Front Office

In light of legendary coach Phil Jackson's recent move to the New York Knicks as the organization's president, commentator Frank Deford looks at how the office has evolved (or hasn't).
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Dan Snyder Announces Foundation To Help Native Americans

Despite increased opposition to the team's name, embattled Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder announced a foundation that would provide "meaningful and measurable" resources to Native American tribes.

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March Madness: After The Upsets, Which Team Do You Like Now?

Brackets have been busted across the nation. Kansas, Duke and Syracuse are among the top teams that bounced out. Now who do you think will win the Division I men's college basketball championship?
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Kentucky Ends Wichita State's Unbeaten Season

The men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments are underway. On the men's side, two highly regarded teams are out of the tournament: Wichita State and the University of Kansas.
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In LA, Watching Home Team's Ball Games Just Got More Complicated

The Los Angeles Dodgers' games will no longer be broadcast for free on local television. Time Warner Cable has created a special Dodgers channel, but other TV providers are balking at the price.
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Fate Sets Up A Date With The Boston Marathon

Amelia Nelson was never really a runner. But on the day of the Boston Marathon bombings she was working as a volunteer nurse and saw the carnage first hand. Now, she's training to "reclaim our city."
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Nation's Last Known Perfect Bracket Busted By Syracuse Loss

Brad Binder had called the stunning Duke defeat. But when Dayton surprised Syracuse with a 55-53 upset, what is thought to be the last perfect bracket in the U.S. went up in flames.

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