Ballroom Blitz: Former NFL running back Emmitt Smith won the 2006 Dancing With the Stars competition with his partner, Cheryl Burke. "With Emmitt, it's all about business with him. He wants to practice eight hours a day. He's a hard worker. And you know, we just get on with it," Burke told CNN's Larry King in Nov. 2006. Adam Larkey/AP hide caption

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Sack Or Samba? The Monday Night TV Dance

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Trickery On The Football Field: Like Child Abuse?

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Auburn Tigers quarterback Cam Newton watches a replay of a touchdown run against the Chattanooga Mocs during a Nov. 6, 2010 game at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. Officials at Mississippi State University reported recently that someone claiming to represent Newton demanded $180,000 in exchange for enrolling at the school. Newton's father says he didn't want his son to attend Mississippi State because there he would be, "a rented mule." Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images hide caption

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Should NCAA Rethink Its Stance On Paying Athletes?

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LeBron James (from left), Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat sit on the bench during a game against the San Antonio Spurs. When James and Bosh joined the Heat this year, the team became a juggernaut of talent. Chris Graythen/Getty hide caption

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After Promotional Circus, Will Miami Pack The Heat?

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Sideline Viewers: More and more football fans are passing on watching the game from the stadium and instead are cheering on their favorite teams from their sofas. gchutka/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Whither The Live-Sports Fan?

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Schools Forfeit Games, Putting Safety Above Football

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If Yankees Exit Playoffs Early, Blame A New Curse

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Can U.S. Golfers Stop Europe's Run At The Ryder?

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In College, Maybe Everybody IS Doing It: Cheating

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Carolina Panthers' John Kasay kicks a field goal during the second quarter of Sunday's game against the New York Giants. Bill Kostroun/AP hide caption

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Drop Kick The Field Goals

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Battle Lines: The Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals square off at the line of scrimmage during a game at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on Sept. 4 in Louisville. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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Football Fans Ignore Increasing Violence

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In Praise Of Ichiro: Out Of Fashion, But On Base

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Who Can A Young Fan Look Up To? It's Tough

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Sorry, Saban: Players Need Money. And Agents

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In his 15th season, Atlanta Braves left-hander Billy Wagner is one of baseball's top closers, with an ERA under 2.00. A natural right-hander, Wagner taught himself to throw with his left hand after breaking his right arm. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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In Sports, Left-Handers Exploit Edge Every Day

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