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Teaching Grit On The Water: A Top Coach Mixes Rowing With Life

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FIFA Bans Soccer President Sepp Blatter For 8 Years

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Major League Baseball Upholds Ban On Pete Rose

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Former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose has been banned from the game since 1989. But he could be reinstated. Gary Landers/AP hide caption

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MLB Commissioner To Decide Whether To Reinstate Pete Rose

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Judges To Hear Appeal Over NFL's Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

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In A Night Of Terror, A Moment Of Grace On The Soccer Pitch

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Children on Staten Island, N.Y., playing soccer. U.S. Soccer says it strongly urges all youth leagues around the country to follow the guidelines. Hilton Flores/Staten Island Advance/Landov hide caption

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Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams had just scored a touchdown against Missouri last season when he dropped the ball and raised his hands in a hands up, don't shoot" gesture. L.G. Patterson/AP hide caption

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A Deep-Rooted History Of Activism Stirs In College Football

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When You Hear The 'Heat,' The Pitcher's Put A Little Extra Mustard On It

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More Women Work In Male-Dominated Pro Sports But There's A Long Way To Go

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Lacey Scroggins and her mother, Lisa, listen as Lacey's father, Randy, pastor at New Beginnings Church of God, recounts in his Sunday sermon his daughter's experience during the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. Lacey says she believes she survived the shooting by playing dead next to the bleeding body of fellow student Treven Anspach, who died in the shooting. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Father Believes Oregon Shooting Victim Saved His Daughter's Life

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Oregon Community Grapples With Aftermath Of College Shooting

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What We Know About The Oregon School Shooting

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Witness: Gunman Told Victims To State Religion Before Mass Shooting

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