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BALCO & Biogenesis may be over, but steroids cloud remains

In this July 19, 2007, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. Still, the cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports.

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NC bill for colleges to pay athletes fails in committee

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill requiring North Carolina’s public and private universities with top-division football and men’s basketball programs to pay athletes failed to make it out of a state House committee on Tuesday.

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S. Carolina paper’s domestic killings series wins Pulitzer

This August 13, 2014, photo by St. Louis Post Dispatch photographer Robert Cohen shows Edward Crawford returning a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.  Four days earlier, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by white police officer Darren Wilson. The killing ignited riots and unrest in the St. Louis area and across the nation. Cohen and members of the St. Louis Post Dispatch photo staff are winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography it was announced Monday, April 20, 2015, at Columbia University in New York. (Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Columbia University via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.

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Bill uses admissions tax to help pay for Hartford stadium

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Hartford is hoping to pay off a planned minor league baseball stadium with proceeds from the state’s admission tax on tickets.

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Senate: No state money to build new MLS stadium

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Senate lawmakers left no room for debate on Monday: There should be no state money for a new professional soccer stadium.

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