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5:16pm

Wed May 6, 2015
Sports

I'm 'The Chief Worrying Officer': Ted Leonsis On Running Washington Sports

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 7:55 pm

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5:16pm

Wed May 6, 2015
Sports

'More Probable Than Not' That Patriots Deflated Footballs, NFL Report Says

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 7:55 pm

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4:19pm

Wed May 6, 2015
Remembrances

Jericho Scott, Promising Young Pitcher, Killed In Drive-By Shooting

Originally published on Thu May 7, 2015 6:22 pm

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3:25pm

Wed May 6, 2015
The Two-Way

NFL Report: 'More Probable Than Not' That Patriots Workers Tampered With Footballs

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 4:39 pm

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was named MVP of the Patriots' Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks. A new NFL report suggests he was aware of cheating by team personnel who tampered with game balls.
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Two members of the New England Patriots' staff probably violated the NFL's playing rules by tampering with game balls, according to a lengthy review of the scandal that's come to be known as "Deflategate."

The report names two Patriots workers who had access to footballs before a pivotal game; it also states, "it is more probable than not that Tom Brady was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities."

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7:01am

Wed May 6, 2015
Sports

Baseball's Royals Keep Running Afoul Of Unwritten Rules

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 8:37 am

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The Kansas City Royals almost won the World Series last year. Really, they were the underdog darlings of baseball.

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4:33am

Wed May 6, 2015
Sweetness And Light

Athletes Want To Talk To Fans Without Meddlesome Sports Journalists

Originally published on Wed May 6, 2015 10:25 am

Derek Jeter attends the launch party for his new website, The Players' Tribune, on Feb. 14 in New York City. The site is a platform for athletes to talk directly to fans.
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It's interesting to note the major differences in the way the media deals with sports stars and entertainment celebrities in public.

When entertainment personalities are interviewed, they are dressed to the nines, and the interrogation consists mostly of compliments. Athletes, however, are interviewed all grubby and sweaty, and primarily, they are rudely asked to explain themselves. Why did you strike out? How could you have possibly dropped that pass?

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6:57pm

Tue May 5, 2015
The Two-Way

Pacquiao Sued For Failing To Disclose Injury Before 'Fight Of The Century'

Manny Pacquiao answers questions May 2 during a news conference following his welterweight title fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before the fight.
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Boxer Manny Pacquiao is being sued for his failure to disclose a shoulder injury during his "Fight of the Century" Saturday against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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4:31pm

Tue May 5, 2015
Sports

St. Louis Rams Consider Move To Los Angeles

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 7:32 pm

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4:31pm

Tue May 5, 2015
Author Interviews

Pedro Martinez On 2004 Red Sox: 'We Were A Laughing Group'

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 7:32 pm

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1:25pm

Mon May 4, 2015
Sports

Silence On The Sidelines: An MLB Insider's 'Manifesto' On Youth Sports

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