Alex Fuller (left) and Candace Parker of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers celebrate their 64-48 win against Stanford in the 2008 National Championship Game. Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tight end O.J. Howard of the Alabama Crimson Tide scores a 53-yard touchdown Monday in the third quarter against the Clemson Tigers during the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Glendale, Ariz. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Serena Williams returns a shot to Venus Williams during Tuesday's quarterfinals match of the 2015 U.S. Open in New York City. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images hide caption

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This year's ESPN NCAA basketball coverage did not shy away from talking about the ordinarily sensitive topic of betting as much as it has in the past. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images hide caption

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ESPN Brings Betting Talk To The Mainstream
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American tennis champion Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. (1943 - 1993) was the first black player to win a major men's tennis tournament in 1985. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Awards For Athletes Should Honor Unsung Heroes
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Joe Clayton, president and CEO of Dish Network, introduces the Sling TV earlier this month at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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