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Should The NFL Penalize The Use Of The N-Word

The NFL is looking to eject the N-word from the football world.

The league is looking to put in place maybe the most controversial rule they have ever touched. It is said to be in place by the Fritz Pollard Alliance, a group that monitors diversity in the league

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Should the Rangers Trade Ryan Callahan? [POLL]

It's a business.

You hear that a lot these days in sports, usually right before or right after someone tells you something you're not going to like.  "Your favorite player was just cut.  Hey, it's a business."  "Ticket prices are going up.  What can you do, it's a business?"

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Yankees Notes: Extending Gardner is a Smart Move

The Yankees had a busy weekend, signing injured reliever Andrew Bailey and more notably, reaching an extension with outfielder Brett Gardner.

The extension for Gardner is reported to be at four years and $52 million.

He will

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Earnhardt Jr. Wins at Delay-Filled Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Through rain and wrecks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ended the only drought that mattered.

NASCAR's most popular driver won the Daytona 500 for the second time, a decade after his first victory in the "Great American Race

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Sochi Games End With Grand Ceremony

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With a nod to Russia's Olympic past and 900 children carrying small flames, a giant bear has extinguished the flame of the Sochi Games.

The 26-foot (8-meter) bear shed a single tear down from his left eye after blowing out a cauldron inside FischtOlympic Stadium, marking the symbolic end of the 17-day games

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College Basketball’s Time Has Come

The MLB's 162-game season is absurdly long.

82 games for the NBA and NHL?  Similarly ridiculous in length.

Nothing, though, is as outrageous as the college basketball season.  It's mid-November when college basketball tips off - by my estimation, a month and a half too early.  How can anyone expect me to pay attention to Kansas and Duke when NFL teams are still on their bye weeks?

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Darryl Strawberry calls the Team; Reflects on Jeter [Audio]

Former Yankee great Darryl Strawberry saw it coming. He knew that Derek Jeter was going to be one of the best to ever put on the pinstripes long before that became a reality.

Part I: Strawberry on his tre

Kennedy Meeks #3 and Marcus Paige #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels celebrate (Grant Halverson/GettyImages)
Kennedy Meeks #3 and Marcus Paige #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels celebrate (Grant Halverson/GettyImages)
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Heels Topple No. 5 Duke

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Paige scored all 13 of his points in the second half, including two big baskets in the final 2½ minutes, to help North Carolina beat No. 5 Duke 74-66 on Thursday night in the rivalry's weather-delayed game

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Alex Carpenter of the U.S. goes down in front of Canada's Jocelyne Larocque as they battle for the puck in the third period. Mark Reis/Getty Images
Alex Carpenter of the U.S. goes down in front of Canada's Jocelyne Larocque as they battle for the puck in the third period. Mark Reis/Getty Images
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U.S. Women Lose Lead Late, Fall to Canada

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title.

Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and Poulin had the game-winner with a power play goal at 8:10 of overtime

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Obama Bet’s a Case Of Beer On USA Hockey

WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him.

With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck was on the line

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Armen Jinxes U.S. Women’s Hockey [AUDIO] [POLL]

With five minutes to go in the gold medal game of the Olympic hockey tournament, the U.S. women looked assured of victory.  Up 2-0 on their bitter rivals, Canada, there was no way they would lose the game. They'd finish out the final seconds and cruise to the top of the podium.  The gold medal was around their necks.

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No. 1 Orange Fall to BC in OT

Syracuse suffered its first loss of the season on Wednesday, falling 62-59 in overtime against ACC foe Boston College.

The No. 1 Orange move to 25-1 overall and 12-1 in ACC play heading into this Saturday’s highly anticipated matchup on the road at Duke

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