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Fenway injury reminds fans ballparks cannot guarantee safety

By Evan Wilt
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Sports | The baseball world watched in horror when Tonya Carpenter took a stray broken bat to the head at Fenway Park last Friday. Baseball executives at all leagues…

Midday Roundup: Obama jabs Supreme Court on healthcare case

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Separation of powers. The Supreme Court should have an easy time rejecting a challenge to Obamacare, President Barack Obama said today. The court is expected…

Is hosting the World Cup worth the cost?

By Jae Wasson
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Sports | Why would a country plead, cheat, and bribe for the honor of spending billions on stadiums that will probably never be used again? In the wake of the FIFA…

Bruce Jenner’s yearning to be ‘Caitlyn’

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “The greatest athlete in the world” is a grandiose title for one who accomplishes an incredible athletic feat. In 1976, Bruce Jenner earned it by breaking…

FIFA chief announces his resignation

By Jae Wasson
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Sports | FIFA chief Sepp Blatter finally bowed to his opposition. At a press conference earlier today, Blatter announced his decision to resign from his position as…

Will FIFA’s scandal damage U.S. youth soccer?

By Jae Wasson
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Sports | Dave Carton grew up dreading rainy Saturdays. He looked forward to his club soccer games all week and rain could ruin the game. Growing up in Ireland, soccer…

New NCAA academic standards cause high school strife

By Evan Wilt
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Sports | The NCAA is raising academic standards for incoming freshmen. Some say it will hurt minority and poor students, while others say a lack of communication with…

Good sports

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Every now and then we need a reminder of the good found in sports. In these days of corruption, cheating, self-aggrandizing, and criminal behavior, it’s so…

Soccer fans, players skeptical of FIFA chief’s claim of innocence


By Abby Reese
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Sports | In the wake of FIFA executives’ arrests on Wednesday, European soccer teams are calling for soccer’s governing body to clean house, starting at the top.

Midday Roundup: Hastert indicted for cover-up of still-secret scandal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Paid off. A federal grand jury has indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for paying someone $3.5 million in hush money over “prior misconduct.” The…

Summertime bruise

Summertime bruise

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Warm weather brings a sharp rise in sports-related injuries

Christians love their athletes loud and proud

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Stephen Curry is the biggest star in the NBA playoffs not named LeBron James. He won the league’s MVP award for the first time, broke his own record for…

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