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When the Giants' Gregor Blanco hit this solo home run to lead off the World Series' second game, three big parabolic microphones arranged around home plate captured the crack of his bat. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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From The Stadium To Your Stereo: Behind Baseball's Biggest Sounds

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the only player in the newest edition of the Madden NFL video game franchise to have his signature tattoos faithfully rendered in the game. EA Sports hide caption

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For The First Time, Real Tattoos Make Their Madden Debut

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The Premiers in 1964. From left: Tony Duran, John Perez, Lawrence Perez, Frank Zuniga and George Delgado. Warner Bros. / Courtesy of Mark Guerrero hide caption

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Fifty Years Of 'Farmer John': A Hit That Opened The Door For Chicano Rock

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Mr. Numbers (Adam Goldberg) signs to Mr. Wrench, played by Russell Harvard, in the sixth episode of the TV show Fargo. Chris Large/FX Networks hide caption

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In 'Fargo,' A Deaf Actor Gets His Chance To Be Wicked

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Massachusetts' Derrick Gordon (No. 2) drives past Northern Illinois' Dontel Highsmith (No. 4) and Travon Baker (No. 5) during an NCAA basketball game in Amherst, Mass., on Dec. 14. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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By Helping Gay Athletes, Group Hopes To Refocus On Talent

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Pay to (watch them) play: Dodgers fans in and around Los Angeles can only see their team on TV if they have Time Warner cable service. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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In LA, Watching Home Team's Ball Games Just Got More Complicated

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Alan Williams of the University of California, Santa Barbara, has some outstanding stats, but it probably won't be enough to make him Player of the Year. Danny Moloshok/AP hide caption

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Who's The Best In College Basketball? Let's Look At The Numbers

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FBI investigator Robert Ressler pioneered the practice of criminal profiling and is credited with coining the term "serial killer." He died on May 5. Paul Harris/Getty Images hide caption

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A single trumpet from a baby elephant at the San Francisco Zoo was used for every single T. Rex roar in Jurassic Park. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Jurassic Bark: How Sound Design Changed Our Imaginations

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Lee and Shirley Wohler in the kitchen of their farmhouse south of Waterville, Kan. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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Inspired by the movie Robin Hood, Olympic sound man Dennis Baxter places microphones along the path to the target to capture the sound of arrows in flight. Paul Gilham/Getty Images hide caption

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Making The Olympics Sound Right, From A 'Swoosh' To A 'Splash'

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Kansas fans celebrate during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri in Lawrence, Kan., on Saturday. Kansas defeated Missouri 87-86 in overtime. Orlin Wagner/AP Photo hide caption

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College Sports' Old Rivalries Succumb To New Money

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