South Korea to host Winter Olympics

Jul 6, 2011
Host cities hope the games will boost their reputation, if not economies, but there are risks.
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What's being fought over in the NBA negotiations

Jun 29, 2011
It's the players versus the owners, and while a lockout looms, there may be an agreement coming soon.
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Freakonomics: When it's good to quit

Jun 28, 2011
Society often considers quitting as failure, but Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner argues we should think more about the upsides to giving up.
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L.A. Dodgers' troubles escalate

Jun 27, 2011
The baseball team's owner, Frank McCourt, filed for bankruptcy protection today. It's just the latest mess for the storied sports franchise this season.
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LA Dodgers file for bankruptcy protection

Jun 27, 2011
The Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court today, and its run-down of top creditors is a who's-who list of playe...
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U.S. tennis tries to net more young players

Jun 24, 2011
The United States Tennis Association has launched a program to hook younger players by shrinking courts and racquets. The hope is to grow interest in the sport and help produce more American champions.
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Top draft picks may boost Cavaliers' bottom line

Jun 23, 2011
In the season since LeBron James went to play for the Miami Heat, the Cavs have struggled mightily on the court and to fill the stands. But there are signs things may be turning around.
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Labor deal tops agenda for NFL owners

Jun 21, 2011
NFL owners will begin an extended meeting today in hopes of finding an agreement over a new labor deal. If they can't strike a deal with players, the season will be cancelled.
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ESPN: Green Bay Packers ranked 'Best Franchise in Sports'

Jun 17, 2011
Peter Keating, a senior writer with ESPN The Magazine, explains this year's 'Best Franchises in Sports.'
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Oops...Miami Herald Macy's ad congratulates Heat on being 'NBA champions'

Jun 14, 2011
And now, from the Marketplace "Dewey Defeats Truman" Mistaken Headline Desk, we bring you "Congratulations Miami!" The Miami Herald ran a nearly...
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