Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling at a game against the San Antonio Spurs on Nov. 7, 2012, in Los Angeles. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Bad Behavior From A Sports Franchise Owner? That's Not New

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Home Of Second City Comedy Ranks First In Humor

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Frank Deford says there'll never be another Tiger Woods of any sport. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Everything, Tiger Will Always Be No. 1

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"Tie" has a limp, but seems conspicuously spirited and friendly after her race down the Metro-North Hudson Line. Meredith Daniels/New York MTA via AP hide caption

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Dog Races The Rails To Manhattan — And Wins New Yorkers' Hearts

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Time To Root, Root, Root For Final Innings

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Firefighters Face Danger Head On (Whomever They're Rescuing)

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Paycheck Players: Love of the game may no longer be enough motivation for college athletes. iStockphoto hide caption

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Deford: Paying College Athletes Would Level The Playing Field

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What legally makes whiskey taste like Tennessee? Piotr Wawryniuk/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A Bill To Distill Simmers In Tennessee

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The Value Of Storytelling

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Paradegoers yell for beads from float-riders in the Tucks Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Saturday. Mardi Gras is the city's biggest holiday, starting two weeks before Fat Tuesday and culminating with a long weekend crammed with parades. But there's a family-friendly side to this notoriously drunken party. Bill Haber/AP hide caption

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Ukrainian Olympic Skier's Stand Is A Sacrifice For Her Country

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Michael Dunn And Miami Dolphins Show It's Time To Step Up

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Russia's Maxim Trankov and Tatiana Volosozhar helped Russia take gold during the team figure skating competition in Sochi. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Double Axels And Death Spirals — Yes, Figure Skating Is A Sport

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The Detroit Lions huddle during a snowstorm in the first half of a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in December. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Supporting The Home Team From The Comfort Of Your Couch

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