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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Calif. School Gender-Equity Ruling

A federal appeals court says a San Diego County school district gave unequal treatment to female athletes.

09/19/2014

Tailback Maurice Clarett #13 of the Ohio State Buckeyes takes in the victory over the University of Miami Hurricanes in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium on January 3, 2003 in Tempe, Arizona. Ohio State won the game 31-24 in double-overtime, winning the NCAA National Championship. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

5 Sports Careers Busted By Legal Troubles

We take a look at five other athletes whose careers were wrecked by trouble with the law.

09/10/2014

Pitcher R.A. Dickey #43 of the New York Mets tips his hat to the crowd after his one hit complete game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on June 13, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Top 5 Protagonist Athletes In Sports Today

Some athletes have decided that a competitive edge does not necessarily come exclusively with discourtesy, incivility or ego — but rather, it can be enhanced with generosity, amiability and class.

08/31/2014

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7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

07/04/2014

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Bill Would Exempt Olympic Medalists From Taxes

Legislation that would exempt California athletes who win Olympic medals from paying state taxes on their cash prizes passed the state Assembly on Friday and prompted a spirited debate among lawmakers about who deserves freedom from tax collectors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

High School Sports

Bill Will Require Private, Charter Schools To Keep Possibly Concussed Athletes Off Field

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will require private and charter schools in California to keep student athletes off the field if there is a concern that they received a concussion.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2013

Play begins at the final table at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), at the Penn & Teller Theater at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 7, 2009. The final nine players of the original 6,494 participants in the championship will split a pot of over 27 million USD in prize money, with the first-place finisher collecting the top prize of over 8 million USD.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Celebrities, Athletes Looking To Buck Odds At Poker World Series

Each summer, actors and athletes who are stars in their own right compete alongside professional gamblers and wannabes for the world’s biggest poker prize.

07/09/2013

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Local Trainer Successfully Enhances Student Athletes Without Steroids

One personal trainer in Los Angeles is showing that the path to competitive physical prevalence is more efficiently done through hard work and technology than it is through steroids.

05/20/2013

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About 24,000 People To Participate In Sold-Out LA Marathon

Approximately 24,000 people from across the country and 61 nations are expected to participate in Sunday’s sold-out ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.

03/16/2013

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Tips For Recognizing Concussions In Young Athletes

With fall season sports in full swing, injuries on the field is a big concern for parents and coaches alike.

09/29/2012

The human brain.

Neurotopia Video Game Taps Into Brain Waves To Sharpen User’s Focus

If your brain needs a bit of a boost a new kind of video game could help sharpen your skills.

08/20/2012

Carla Lundblade Shares 10 Tips To Help Athletes Focus

With the Summer Olympics right around the corner, it’s time for athletes to focus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2012

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SoCal Lawmaker Wants To Require College Coaches To Report Sex Abuse Charges

A Southland lawmaker unveiled proposed legislation on Wednesday that would protect kids at California colleges from sexually abusive coaches.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/23/2011

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