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The Score On Sports With Frank Deford

Skaters from the Tough Cookies (in blue) and the Varsity Brawlers (in purple) are seen during an L.A. Derby Dolls match last month. The teams' athletes include Agnus Die and Vik Timizer of the Varsity Brawlers and Aggro Vader and Iron Maiven of the Tough Cookies. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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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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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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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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