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News Brief: NFL Players React To Trump Tweet, Germany's Elections

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Political Subplot Overshadows Sunday's NFL Games

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Across The Nation, NFL Teams Take A Knee In Protest Of President's Comments

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Politics Roundup: Trump's Call To Fire NFL Players Protesting During National Anthem

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Saturday Sports: CTE, Aaron Hernandez And The NFL

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Major League Baseball Teams Look To Add Extra Netting After Yankee Stadium Accident

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Scans Show Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Had A Severe Case Of CTE

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Pioneer Billie Jean King Moved The Baseline For Women's Tennis

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'Battle Of The Sexes' Revisits Billie Jean King's Historic Win Against Bobby Riggs

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NFL Lineman Says He Was Losing Too Much Weight

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Former Boxing World Champion 'Raging Bull,' Jake LaMotta Dies At 95

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Jake LaMotta, Boxer Of 'Raging Bull' Fame, Dies At 95

Former world middleweight champion boxer Jake LaMotta attends a dinner in New York City in 2012. LaMotta has died at 95.Jason Kempin/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysishide caption

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Film Chronicles The Road To The 2-Hour Marathon: It's 'Just 25 Seconds Away'

A team of elite runners acted as pacers and decreased wind resistance for Eliud Kipchoge (right) as he attempted a sub-two-hour marathon in Monza, Italy, on May 6.Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Imageshide caption

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Film Chronicles The Road To The 2-Hour Marathon: It's 'Just 25 Seconds Away'

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NFL Fans Are Divided Over How Players Express Themselves Politically

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Saturday Sports: Cleveland's Winning Streak Ends

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Royals Snap Indians' Winning Streak At 22 Games, Four Short Of Record

Cheer up, Francisco Lindor — there will be other 22-game winning streaks, right? The Cleveland Indians shortstop was forced out at second base in seventh inning Friday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland.Ron Schwane/Getty Imageshide caption

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Close Call, But Indians Pass Cubs, Set Sights On Longest MLB Winning Streak

Jay Bruce of the Cleveland Indians celebrates with teammates after hitting a game-winning double off Brandon Maurer of the Kansas City Royals during the 10th inning Thursday at Progressive Field in Cleveland.Ron Schwane/Getty Imageshide caption

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Cleveland Wins 21 Straight, Close To Breaking Another Record

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