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Classmates Austin Meadows and Robert Nkemdiche are Top Draft Prospects

One Georgia high school claims nation's two top prospects
<p> Classmates Austin Meadows and Robert Nkemdiche are Top Prospects</p>
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When Austin Meadows tries to balance what’s left of his high school experience with the demands of being one of Major League Baseball’s next great center fielders, he’s got a sympathetic ear just down the hall at Grayson High School in Loganville, Ga.

Since Lance Armstrong lost his Tour de France titles, does the second-place person now get the titles?

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<p> <strong style="font-size: 18.18181800842285px;">Ever since Lance Armstrong lost his Tour de France titles, I have been wondering if the people who came in second in those races were awarded the titles.&nbsp;</strong></p>

Ever since Lance Armstrong lost his Tour de France titles, I have been wondering if the people who came in second in those races were awarded the titles. 

— Irene Paul, Northfield, N.H.

How would Jim Thorpe compare to today’s top performers?

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<p> <strong style="font-size: 18.18181800842285px;">How would legendary athlete Jim Thorpe compare to today’s top performers?</strong></p>
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How would legendary athlete Jim Thorpe compare to today’s top performers?

— James A. Clark, Ardmore, Okla.

What does NASCAR do with the money from fines against the owners and drivers?

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<p> <span style="font-size: 18px;">What does NASCAR do with the money from the fines they levy against the owners and drivers?</span></p>
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What does NASCAR do with the money from the fines they levy against the owners and drivers?

— B. Linely, Morristown, Tenn.

Indy 500: Mario and Marco Andretti Talk History and Heritage

The Andrettis give us insight into Indianapolis Motor Speedway
<p> Indy 500: Mario and Marco Andretti Talk History and Heritage</p>

There are few families whose names are more inextricably linked to the history, heritage and heartbreak of the Indianapolis 500 than the Andrettis. While the Unser Family has the record for most Indianapolis 500 victories with nine, the Andretti Family has encountered more adversity than success at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Is the NBA Draft Lottery Rigged?

The Bulls had a 1.7 percent chance of hitting the jackpot with local legend Derrick Rose.
<p> Is the NBA Draft Lottery Rigged?</p>

The 29th NBA Draft Lottery ping-pong balls will be bouncing behind closed doors Tuesday with 1,000 permutations in play and the top three picks in this year’s NBA Draft (Thursday, June 27) at stake. Ever since the New York Knicks won the lottery (and the opportunity to draft Patrick Ewing) in 1985, the process has been a magnet for conspiracy theories.

Sharrif Floyd's Amazing Journey to the 2013 NFL Draft

The incredible story of one of the top prospects at the 2013 NFL Draft
<p> Sharrif Floyd's Amazing Journey to the 2013 NFL Draft</p>
As the final seconds ticked away at Florida State’s Doak Campbell Stadium last fall, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd was in no mood to celebrate his Florida Gators’ upset of their bitter rival.
 
Not yet, at least. Floyd was too tired.
 

Players with the Biggest Health Concerns in the 2013 NFL Draft

Big Dogs or P.U.P.s?
<p> Big Names with Big Health Concerns in the 2013 NFL Draft</p>
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Size, speed, stats and awards don’t matter if a prospect is Physically Unable to Perform. Here are biggest health concerns in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Matt Barkley QB, USC (Shoulder)

Top Foreign Players in the 2013 NFL Draft

Some of the game's best players aren't from the U.S.
<p> Top Foreign Players in the 2013 NFL Draft</p>
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The NFL is interested in expanding its presence internationally, and the world is reciprocating by providing talent for league teams. Kansas City Pro Bowler Tamba Hali (Liberia), standout Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski (Poland) and Giants end Osi Umenyiora (England/Nigeria) are just a few of the many imports found on NFL rosters last year. Expect that number to swell in 2013, thanks in part to these four top prospects.

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