Jackie Robinson during spring training at Vero Beach, Fla., in March 1956. It would be Robinson's 10th and last year with the Brooklyn Dodgers. AP hide caption

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The Pitch For More No. 42s

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Frank Cahill, 14, of Parker, Colo., spells a word correctly during the third round of the National Spelling Bee in 2012. This week the Bee announced that competitors will have to know the definitions of words in addition to the spelling. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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At The Spelling Bee, Spelling Is No Longer Enough

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Tiger Woods spends some time on the driving range during Monday's practice round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Tiger At The Masters: The Juncture Of Exhilaration And Peril

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The iconic Chicago photographer Art Shay took portraits of presidents, prizefighters, prose poets — and in the person of Roger Ebert, at least one Pulitzer-winning critic. Art Shay hide caption

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Roger Ebert: Elegance And Empathy

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Some say baseball is too slow and doesn't appeal to young people. Not Frank Deford. Rodolfo Arguedas/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Baseball Isn't Dead; It Just Takes More Work To Appreciate

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Pope Francis washes the feet of a prisoner at the Casal Del Marmo Youth Detention Center during the mass of the Lord's Supper on Thursday in Rome. L'Osservatore Romano/Getty Images hide caption

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Humble Gestures Are New Pope's Symbol Of Service

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This photo illustration released by Adidas shows the uniforms for NCAA basketball teams (from left) University of Cincinnati, University of Kansas, University of Notre Dame, Baylor University, UCLA and the University of Louisville. Aaron Hewitt/AP hide caption

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It's Been An Ugly Year For College Basketball

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This week scientists announced they have reproduced the genome of an extinct amphibian, the gastric brooding frog. Auscape/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Resurrected Frog Gives Us Cause To Brood

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What's The Score On Spirited Sports Banter At Bars?

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Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio announced Friday that he has reversed his stance against same-sex marriage. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images hide caption

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The Power Of A Father's Love Overturns His Beliefs

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The failed Snowquester reminds us, during a time of national debate, that experts can still be wrong. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Snowquester Fizzles, But We're Humbled Anyway

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DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, St. John's, Seton Hall and Villanova universities have decided to leave the Big East Conference and pursue a new basketball framework. Todd Taulman/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Catholic Universities See True Path To Salvation: Basketball

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Dear College Presidents: Break The NCAA's Vise Grip On Athletes

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Oscar Pistorius, seen here winning a gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, faces charges that he murdered his girlfriend. Pistorius also competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Reminders Flood In: Athletes Are People, Not Heroes

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Is Honest Abe's Stovepipe Hat A Fake?

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