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Saturday Sports: Expect More Politics In The New Year

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Liberian election officials said Thursday that soccer great George Weah, seen addressing an October campaign rally in Monrovia, had won the presidential runoff. Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Doping Whistleblower Says He Fears For His Life

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In 2017, Sports Was A Battleground For National Events

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The New Orleans Saints kneel before the playing of the national anthem before the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Oct. 22. Dylan Buell/Getty Images hide caption

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Louisiana Lawmaker Threatens Saints' Tax Breaks After Anthem Protests

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High School Football Team Helps Texas Town Rebound After Hurricane Harvey

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2017 Sports: Patriots Comeback, Warriors-Cavs, Best Sister Act

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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz., on Sept. 25. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Amid The Anthem Debate, A Dallas Cowboys Fan Gives Tickets Away To Teens And Cops

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Luger Albert Demchenko is one of 11 Russian athletes whom the International Olympic Committee banned for life on Friday. He will be stripped of the two silver medals he won at the 2014 Sochi Games. Alex Livesey/Getty Images hide caption

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San Diego Padres broadcaster Dick Enberg waves to the crowd at a retirement ceremony prior to the Padres final home baseball game of the season on Sept. 29, 2016, in San Diego. Lenny Ignelzi/AP hide caption

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ESPN's Tumultuous Year

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