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After Super Bowl Win, Chiefs Already Eyeing Repeat Next Year

MIAMI — It took the Chiefs five full decades to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to Kansas City. They don't intend to wait that long again. “I'm really excited about it. You get one, you want to get another. But we've got to backpedal a minute and enjoy th...
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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Dies at 77

NEW YORK — David Stern had basketball as a passion and law as a profession, one he figured he could return to if a job at the NBA didn’t work out. “Without David Stern, the NBA would not be what it is today. He guided the league through turbulent times and ...
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Anti-Doping Agency Imposes 4-Year Ban on Russia

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will st...
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Florida Considers Allowing College Athletes to Earn Money

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Following California's lead, Florida lawmakers are tackling NCAA rules that prohibit college athletes from reaping financial benefits from their prowess in the arena of big-money sports. "California did the first step. If Florida then fo...
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A Modest Proposal to Deregulate NCAA Sports

With every new college sports scandal or revelation of an assistant coach who makes more than a CEO, the term “student athlete” becomes even quainter than raccoon coats, goldfish swallowing or phone booth stuffing. (Remember phone booths?) Opinion ...