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A mile in Mike Viti's shoes will take you to a place every American should go
Bushwacker, the baddest bull there ever was, is taking his final ride
Finally, a national sports entity -- USA Swimming, of all entities -- gets it right with DUI and its athletes, suspending Michael Phelps for what could amount for the rest of his career.
What you likely know about Mississippi -- about and not about its college football -- is negative. That football's changing, and if you ever lived in Mississippi, it's even sweeter.
Bill Belichick is a Hall of Fame coach, but a humbling loss to the Chiefs proves his many recent misses as a GM have finally caught up to him and the Patriots.
The best long-range shooter in the nation just might be a high school senior who is still waiting for his first Division I offer
Michigan apologizes for the handling of the Shane Morris concussion. And that's good. But the damage won't be known until much later.
Scandal usually finds famous folks. Not Derek Jeter. And as he retires, that might capture the most remarkable stat in his historic career.
Looks like Alabama has opened things up on offense to the point Tide media is asking Nick Saban if new OC Lane Kiffin deserves the credit. Saban's answer, and the correct one: Not exactly.
Last weekend featured several noteworthy violent outbreaks at NFL games, and that was just the fans, bringing patron violence to the fore. And the NFL is not alone.

Gregg Doyel is a columnist for He covered the ACC for the Charlotte Observer, the Marlins for the Miami Herald, and Brooksville (Fla.) Hernando for the Tampa Tribune. He was 4-0 (3 KO's!) as an amateur boxer, and volunteers for the ALS Association. Follow Gregg Doyel on Twitter.
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