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FILE - In this July 10, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama laughs with Frank Deford as he awards him the 2012 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the East Room of White House in Washington. Deford gave his final sports commentary on NPR’s “Morning Edition” Wednesday, ending a run of what he calls “little homilies” that began in 1980. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 03, 2017 - 9:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Public Radio commentator Frank Deford has bid listeners goodbye after 37 years of discussing sports on the network. Deford gave his 1,656th and final commentary on NPR's "Morning Edition" Wednesday, ending a run of what he calls "little homilies" that began in 1980. He...
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FILE- In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey (5) stiff-arms Arizona linebacker Paul Magloire Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tucson, Ariz. What he lacks in size and power, McCaffrey makes up for with speed, quickness and versatility. Likely to come off the board in the second half of the first round. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
April 24, 2017 - 6:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More and more college coaches are putting their starters and even their stars on special teams as they seek to pile up every possible point in an era of pedal-to-the-metal shootouts and never-safe leads. Fading fast are the days when superstars would catch their breath on the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, LSU wide receiver Malachi Dupre (15) tries to break through the tackle of Southern Mississippi defensive back Curtis Mikell (19) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La. Former college receivers Malachi Dupre of LSU and Travis Rudolph of Florida State are examples of pro prospects who left high school as elite national recruits and now enter the NFL draft trying to overcome a perceived lack of production in college. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
April 21, 2017 - 8:06 pm
Receivers Malachi Dupre of LSU and Travis Rudolph of Florida State are prime examples of pro prospects who left high school as five-star recruits and now enter the NFL draft trying to overcome perceptions that they never fulfilled their promise in college. For NFL teams, the challenge is figuring...
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April 10, 2015 - 5:48 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) James Walker, Saint Xavier University (THE CONVERSATION) In December 2011, when the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Texas Rangers signed away their local television rights for about $...
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