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The Score On Sports With Frank Deford

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during a recent team practice in Pittsburgh. When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the player's six-game suspension, he said Roethlisberger's behavior could not be described as "admirable, responsible or consistent with either the values of the league or the expectations of our fans." Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Not All Role Models Need Be Positive
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Tim Tebow: Rare Case Of Game Hating The Player
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UConn's Huskies Bad For Women's Hoops? Pshaw!
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Baseball's Sure Thing: Big Money Wins Big
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The gallery has always kept a close eye on Tiger Woods at the Masters. As he returns from a scandalous off-season, the scrutiny is likely to be even more intense this year. David Cannon/Getty Images hide caption

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Woods Nears Crucible Of Masters; America Awaits
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NYC Basketball Fans Look North, Shake Heads
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For NCAA's Tourney of 65, Less Is More
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Athletes' Case May Rewrite Money Rules For NCAA
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One day before breaking his silence over scandals in his personal life, golfer Tiger Woods practiced outside his home in Windermere, Fla. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Jocks Who Fail, And The Fans Who Can't Love Them
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Time To Cheer: American Paul Turek watches the USA hockey game against Canada in Vancouver. The success of U.S. athletes at the 2010 Olympics have helped draw large audiences in the United States. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Winner' Olympics And A Changing TV Picture
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UConn Women's Team Excels; Will America Notice?
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Figure Skating: The Olympics' Broken Sport
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Super Bowl XLIV, By The Numerals
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Athletes: Don't Orate. Just Tweet Away (Please)
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College Sports Turmoil: The New Normal?
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