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Saturday Sports: Albert Pujols' historic homerun, controversy for the NBA

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Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees hit his 60th home run of the season earlier this week, putting him one dinger shy of the long-standing American League record. Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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Team Europe's Roger Federer is lifted by fellow players after playing with Rafael Nadal in a Laver Cup doubles match against Team World's Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe at the O2 arena in London, Friday, Sept. 23. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Football fans watch the Baltimore Ravens vs. Miami Dolphins at the Hamilton Sports Bar and Grill in Baltimore on Sept. 18. Justin T. Gellerson for NPR hide caption

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Scandals? What scandals? Here's why fans are still watching the NFL

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The Utah student section show their support during the first half of an NCAA college football game against San Diego State and Utah on Sept. 17, in Salt Lake City. A University of Utah student was arrested on suspicion of making terrorist threats after police said she threatened to detonate a nuclear reactor if the school's football team failed to win the game against San Diego. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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How NBA players got an infamous team-owner to sell

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Left to right: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic Clive Brunskill/Getty Images; Sarah Stier/Getty Images; Rob Newell - CameraSport via Getty Images hide caption

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Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals points to the San Diego Padres dugout after hitting a single during the ninth inning of Tuesday night's game in San Diego. He ended the night with two singles, a walk and no home runs. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images hide caption

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St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols 'chases' baseball history: 700 home runs

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Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Robert Sarver, pictured in 2019, was suspended last week by the NBA and fined $10 million after an investigation found that he had engaged in what the league called "workplace misconduct and organizational deficiencies." On Wednesday, Sarver announced he plans to sell the teams. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Magnus Carlsen (left) and Hans Niemann face off at the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis on Sept. 4. The two had a rematch on Monday, but Carlsen only played one move before resigning from the game. Crystal Fuller/Grand Chess Tour hide caption

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Albert Pujols (left) has been a superlative hitter over 22 seasons, putting him near 700 career home runs. Aaron Judge (right) is just shy of breaking the American League home run record. Sarah Stier/Getty Images; Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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