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  • Lance Armstrong rides on as doping allegations fall by wayside

    Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has always denied doping allegations. On Friday, US prosecutors said they couldn't make a case stick.

  • Tim Thomas: Six other athletes who snubbed the White House

    Not that many Americans have the opportunity to be on the White House guest list. Here's a list of athletes who have snubbed US presidents.

  • Tim Thomas and the Obama snub: free speech or impolitic politics? (+video)

    Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins netminder and Vezina Trophy winner, skipped a White House event Monday to honor the team's Stanley Cup-winning season. He cited a government that is 'threatening the rights, liberties, and property of the people.'

  • Top 10 sports biographies I wish somebody would write

    Top 10 sports biographies I wish somebody would write

    Call this a wish list to publishers. Of course it's true that’s there hardly any major sports star who hasn’t already achieved hardcover immortality a time or two or more. So why check back in with some already familiar sports luminaries? With the passage of time comes fresh perspectives on playing days, teammates, and rivals. And maybe even a little more honesty. So here goes, in no particular order: the Monitor’s Top 10 sports figures we’d put in the publishing on-deck circle.

  • NHL realignment destined to fuel rivalries - and the fan base

    NHL realignment destined to fuel rivalries - and the fan base

    When the Atlanta Thrashers became the Winnipeg Jets over the summer, the move precipitated the biggest NHL realignment in 15 years. The owners' vote Monday aims for a fan-friendly league that emphasizes hockey's old rivalries.

  •  Dunder Mifflin: 'Office' paper now real. Can it top these fiction-to-fact products?

    Dunder Mifflin: 'Office' paper now real. Can it top these fiction-to-fact products?

    Dunder Mifflin paper – the product at the heart of NBC’s hit comedy “The Office” NBC Universal – is now a real product. It's even on sale, $34.95 for a 20-pound carton, at online office supplier quill.com and the NBC online store. Manufactured by quill.com, the paper bears the Dunder Mifflin logo and slogans “Limitless paper in a paperless world” and “Quabity first." Dunder Mifflin paper is the latest in a long line fictional TV and film goods that turn into successful products. Will "The Office" office paper do as well as these Top 6 items?

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 10/07

    Junior amateur swimmers pose for photographers in the London 2012 Olympics Aquatic Center in east London.

  • Russian jet crash kills hockey team in stinging national tragedy

    Russian jet crash kills hockey team in stinging national tragedy

    Russian jet crash Wednesday killed most of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team and follows a string of tragic airline accidents in Russia.

  • In Pictures Athletes turned politicians

    Imran Khan was one of cricket's best ever all-rounders, captaining Pakistan to victory in the 1992 World Cup. He founded the political party Movement for Justice and was a member of the National Assembly from November 2002 to October 2007, when he resigned and was put under house arrest by then-President Pervez Musharraf.

  • Bankruptcy protection sought by Dodgers: Will it affect ownership of the team?

    Bankruptcy protection sought by Dodgers: Will it affect ownership of the team?

    Bankruptcy filing by Dodgers owner Frank McCourt throws a curveball at Major League Baseball. But sports analysts say the move only delays the inevitable: MLB will find a new owner.