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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.

Rodgers, Manning and other NFL Pros Share Draft Day Memories

Baseball Players and Supermodel Girlfriends: The Girls of Summer

Is there an MLB player that played on championship teams since Little League?

Go on, ask us anything.
<p> Is there an MLB player that played on championship teams since Little League?</p>
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I’m wondering if there is a Major League Baseball player that played on a championship Little League World Series team and a championship College World Series team and a championship Major League Baseball team. 

Best Performances in Sports Biopic History

From De Niro as Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull" to Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy in "The Blind Side."
<p> From De Niro as Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull" to Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy in "The Blind Side."</p>
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Chadwick Boseman plays Jackie Robinson in the biopic “42,” which co-stars Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey. But they are far from the first actors to portray iconic figures from classic true stories on the silver screen. Here are a few of the all-time great performances in sports biopics.

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