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Doyel: Just because Tony Dungy says he wouldn't want the attention that comes with drafting Michael Sam doesn't make him homophobic. It just makes him honest.
Gregg Doyel: Chris Kluwe went over the line Friday night with tweets about an underage girl and former Vikings teammates.
LeBron James is the NBA's biggest power broker. His reach, albeit indirectly, could help decide who is elected president in 2016.
Gregg Doyel: If new assistant coach Keelon Lawson brings his talented sons with him to play basketball at Memphis -- it makes sense to me.
Andrew Wiggins likely is a top-five player in a few years, though the the Cavs can deal him for a current top-five guy, Kevin Love, who helps LeBron before his two-year deal ends.
Cracker Jack. Hot dogs. Chewing tobacco. All part of America's pasttime. Except the minors banned smokeless tobacco in 1993, and MLB players can't smoke in the dugout. So why can they still chew?
LeBron James will retire in Cleveland and might lead the Cavs to world championships. This is the way it was meant to be for the NBA superstar.
Richard Sherman beat Michael Crabtree in January. The Seattle cornerback should quit talking now because he's only running up the score -- on himself.
Fans in Cleveland are setting themselves up for heartbreak if LeBron doesn't come home. LeBron or his camp ought to do something about it.
NBA logo? West is out. LeBron is in. From business practices to who plays where, nothing is decided till The Chosen One chooses with power even Magic and MJ didn't possess.

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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