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  1. Topics: Lance Armstrong

    Lance Armstrong is a professional cyclist, cancer survivor and seven-time Tour de France winner. Armstrong formed the Lance Armstrong Foundation (now known as Livestrong) to support people affected by cancer and to raise awareness....

  2. Election Day Could Bring Raises To 680,000 Low-Wage Workers

    Voters in five states -- Alaska, Arkansas, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota -- will decide on ballot initiatives proposing an increase in the states' minimum wages. Four of the initiatives would be binding; in Illinois, the ballot measur...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
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  4. U.S. amputee player's Halloween costume raises the bar

    ESPN staff

    Some might view having one leg as a hardship. Josh Sundquist sees it as an opportunity for fantastic Halloween costumes. As a child, Sundquist's left leg was amputated as he fought bone cancer. He has gone on to become a Paralympic skier and a member...

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  5. FIFA, FIFPro and Interpol launch match-fixing campaign

    TOKYO -- FIFA, international players' union FIFPro and Interpol have launched a campaign to combat match-fixing. The aim of the campaign, launched at the FIFPro Congress in Tokyo, is to raise awareness of the dangers of match-fixing, to provide posit...

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  6. The Tar Heels’ State: Academic Scandal, Big Money, No Surpr...

    Charles P. Pierce

    One of my favorite John Wayne movies is Trouble Along the Way, in which the Duke plays Steve Williams, a former major-college football coach reduced by circumstances and scandal to hustling pool and making book to raise his young daughter. Into their...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  7. Greg Zuerlein's rough day raises questions

    Nick Wagoner

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein missed the team's Friday practice because of the flu. Two days later, he missed a 38-yard field goal and mishit a kickoff that led to a 99-yard touchdown for Chiefs returner Knile Davis. "No ...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  8. Why I Run: To Honor My Late Dad's Pride And Fighting Spirit

    Bryan Clark

    Bryan Clark lost his father before the 2011 Chicago Marathon. When the chance to run New York and raise money for cancer research came along, he heeded his dad's lesson: Go for it.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014
  9. Texas A&M turns heads with 2015 class

    Jeff Borzello

    When Tyler Davis chose Texas A&M over the likes of Kansas and Arizona back in August, it was met with a collective eyebrow raise. Even by some of those closest to him. "Some people were disappointed, even in my own family," Davis told ESPN....

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  10. Brunei DPMM stumble at home to Balestier Khalsa in S.League

    Kelvin Leong


    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014
  11. Rovers raise game to hold Dons

    PA Sport

    MK Dons had to settle for a point after being held to a 0-0 draw at battling Doncaster.It was the first clean sheet in six league games for the struggling home side, who produced a much-improved performance.The visitors did most of the attacking in a...

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2014
  12. How Prepared Is New York City For An Ebola Outbreak?

    Ebola's appearance in the United States -- first in Dallas and -- raises questions about how prepared local public-health authorities are to respond to the virus. For more than a decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  13. Seattle Sounders give Obafemi Martins new deal worth $3 million a...

    Frank Dell'Apa

    The Seattle Sounders have been promoting Obafemi Martins as a league MVP candidate, and they are rewarding him accordingly. Martins has signed a contract that would place him in the top 10 on Major League Soccer's list of highest-paid players, accord...

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
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  15. Rondo steals show at Tip-Off Gala

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics' annual Tip-Off Gala -- a formal-wear event that both raises money for the Shamrock Foundation and previews the upcoming season -- has turned into a bit of a fashion show for the team's players. Chris Forsberg/ESPN Bo...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
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  17. So What If It's Preseason? Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Raises Th...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Happy Thursday! Let's all celebrate being just a day away from the weekend with this clip of Clippers owner Steve Ballmer from L.A.'s preseason game against the Phoenix Suns. I can only imagine how he'll react during, you know, a game that actual...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  18. Dale Earnhardt Jr. helps University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ...

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew immediately something was wrong during a 2012 crash at Talladega, where his car was hit hard from behind.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  19. Endurance sports - Running's healing power for Army widow Lisa Ha...

    Doug Williams

    Army widow Lisa Hallett used running to cope after the death of her husband, Capt. John Hallett, and now her Ironman journey and Wear Blue foundation are inspiring other military families as they deal with loss, writes Doug Williams

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014