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L.A., D.C., S.F., Boston? U.S. Pick For Olympic Host May Come Thursday

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its board would discuss the four cities' bids at Denver International Airport later this week — and then possibly travel to the winning city.

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Report: St. Louis Rams Owner Plans New Stadium In LA

The Los Angeles Times reports Stan Kroenke and the Stockbridge Capital Group plan to build an 80,000-seat NFL stadium — which could see the team return to the city where it spent almost five decades.
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Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

During his 22 years at ESPN, Scott became well-known for his signature catchphrases that connected with younger audiences and the hip-hop generation. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2007.
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ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

The longtime host of SportsCenter was famous for his enthusiasm and the bevy of catchphrases he mined for his commentary.
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The Week In Sports: NFL Playoffs, College Football Finals

College football has a championship coming; the NBA's LeBron James is out with injuries, and the NFL playoffs are starting. ESPN's Howard Bryant tells NPR's Eric Westervelt what to watch for.
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Ohio State Beats Alabama, Will Play Oregon For Championship

Ohio State advanced to the College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon by beating Alabama 42-35. Earlier, Oregon defeated Florida State 59-20.
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Four UNC-Chapel Hill Employees Out In Wake Of Cheating Scandal

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with Dan Kane of the Raleigh News and Observer about the faculty firings at UNC-Chapel Hill following a massive cheating scandal involving athletes taking fake courses and passing in order to maintain eligibility.
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Turbulent Season Puts The NFL On Notice

Charges of abuse against high profile players and the leagues response to those charges angered many. We look at how the league is working to restore its tarnished brand.
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4-Top Teams Meet New Year's Day In College Football Playoffs

This first day of 2015 is a historic day for college football. Playoffs begin, and there are two semi-final games: Oregon plays Florida State and later, Alabama takes on Ohio State.
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Long-Awaited College Football Playoff Finally Here

In one semifinal, top-ranked Alabama is pitted against Ohio State. In the other, defending champion and undefeated Florida State takes on Oregon. Robert Siegel talks to Grantland's Holly Anderson.

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