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Paralyzed Swimmer Banned From World Championships For Surprising Reason

The Paralympics celebrates the human spirit, but there seems to be some serious spirit lacking in a controversial decision not to let a paralyzed woman participate.

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Major League Baseball to Adopt Expanded Instant Replay in 2014

Major League Baseball is really embracing technology.

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Tony Stewart Breaks Leg in Crash at Southern Iowa Speedway

Tony Stewart broke two bones in his right leg Monday night at the Southern Iowa Speedway when his sprint car flipped multiple times as part of a four-car wreck.

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12 MLB Players Accept 50-Game Suspensions for Biogenesis Connections [UPDATED]

Update 3:10 p.m. (EST): MLB has released an official statement confirming the suspensions of the players listed below. As for Alex Rodriguez, he will be suspended for 211 games, a period starting Thursday, August 8, and extending through the remainder of this season, the 2013 postseason and the full 2014 regular season. Rodriguez will appeal the suspension.

Major League Baseball will reportedly suspend 12 players for 50 games each for violating the sport's performance-enhancing-drugs policy in connection to a Miami health clinic called Biogenesis. The biggest name in MLB's investigation, three-time MVP Alex Rodriguez, is the only player who plans to appeal his suspension, which is believed to be far larger than the 50 games given to the 12 players who accepted their punishments.

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Senator Accuses IRS of Paying $70 Million in Discretionary Bonuses Despite Sequestration

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Republican senator says the Internal Revenue Service is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spending cuts.

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Tim Tebow Signs a New NFL Contract

Former Jets backup quarterback and media lightning rod Tim Tebow has found a new home in the National Football League.

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Racing Legend Dick Trickle Commits Suicide

Richard "Dick" Trickle died Thursday at the age of 71. His body was discovered next to his pickup truck at a cemetery in Lincoln County, North Carolina, after the longtime NASCAR and short-track driver shot himself, according to police.

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David Ortiz F-Bomb
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David Ortiz’s F-Bomb At Red Sox Game Approved By FCC Chair

A day after the city of Boston was locked down under a 'shelter-in-place' order while a massive manhunt captured the last suspect at large in last Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, the Boston Red Sox held extended pregame ceremonies at Fenway Park on Saturday to honor the memory of the victims of the attacks and celebrate the Boston police, emergency responders and marathon volunteers...

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NCAA Tournament 2013 West Region — Day 4

With the No. 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7 seeds having already lost, the West Region is wide open. Arizona and Wichita State have already advanced to the round of 16.

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Time to Complete Your NCAA Tournament Bracket – You Could Win a Million Dollars

Thank you for registering for KGVO's NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge! Now that the field has been announced, it's time to fill out your bracket...

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