Len Elmore: Black Athletes Need To Speak Out About Ferguson
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St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game on Saturday, in Columbia, Mo. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, was released by the St. Louis Rams Saturday. L.G. Patterson/AP hide caption

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U.S. Open, Football's New Rules: The Week In Sports
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Bringing Ice Hockey To A Land With No Ice
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NFL Commissioner On Controversial Suspension: 'I Didn't Get It Right'
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, shown here in January, has sent an open letter to NFL team owners explaining the league's new policies for preventing and punishing domestic violence and sexual assault. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Jamaica Sets Its Sights On Winter Olympic Hockey Team
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There's Something New This College Football Season: Playoffs
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Chicago Greets Little League National Champs As Returning Heroes
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Commentator Frank Deford advises the White House press office not to let the president be photographed in a golf cart again. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Golf May Be Too Polite A Sport For Presidential Politics
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Taishan Dong works with coach John Bray at the Glendale Fighting Club, north of Los Angeles. At 6 feet 11 inches tall, Taishan towers over opponents. Hans Gutknecht/Los Angeles Daily News hide caption

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China's 'Great Wall' Takes A Hit At U.S. Heavyweight Boxing
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South Korea's Hae Chan Choi (left) celebrates with catcher Sang Hoon Han, center, and Shane Jaemin Kim (17) after getting the final out of a 8-4 win in the Little League World Series championship baseball game against Chicago in South Williamsport, Pa. on Sunday. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the only player in the newest edition of the Madden NFL video game franchise to have his signature tattoos faithfully rendered in the game. EA Sports hide caption

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For The First Time, Real Tattoos Make Their Madden Debut
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Bob Motley, 91, seen here in an undated photo, is the last surviving Negro League umpire. Motley Family Collection hide caption

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Bob Motley, Last Surviving Negro League Ump, Recalls Baseball History
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