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The Score On Sports With Frank Deford

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Why Would You Volunteer For Next Year's Super Bowl?

The Super Bowl is one of the great financial bonanzas of modern times. From the players to the networks to the hotels, everybody involved with it makes a killing.

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Clap If You Believe In Roger Maris

Commentator Frank Deford has cooked up a plan that invokes Tinker Bell for baseball's annual All-Star Game.

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Football Needs A Guardian, Not A CEO

Twenty-nine NFL players have been arrested since the Super Bowl. Football needs to be cleansed, says sports commentator Frank Deford.

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Roger Federer: Leave While He's Good Or Play Because He Can?

After a rough loss at Wimbledon last week, many fans are wondering if this is the end for the Swiss tennis star.

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Tick Tock: Make The Serve, Pitch, Putt Or Shot

In baseball, golf and tennis in particular, we are being slowly lulled to sleep before every pitch, every shot. Hurry up already, says commentator Frank Deford.

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Write This Down: Keeping your own score does not make you more noble, says Frank Deford. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Watch The Throne: Not so long ago Michael Jordan was the GOAT. Now, there's a groundswell to ordain LeBron James as the greatest-of-all-time basketball player. Fred Jewell/Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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No. 1s: The Latest Greatest Of All Time

The NBA will soon crown another team as the best. And another MVP will be named. But commentator Frank Deford says such titles of greatness are fleeting.

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