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SPORTS | Aug 31
Lesley Stahl profiles Harvard swimmer Schuyler Bailar, who may be the first openly transgender male athlete to compete in a NCAA Division I men's sport.

Sweden to Deport Gay Soccer Player to Gay-Hating Home Country

SPORTS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Aug 20
A gay soccer player will be deported from Sweden to Liberia where he will be prosecuted, beaten and possibly raped for his homosexuality.

Inside an Olympian's Testosterone Ordeal

SCIENCE | By John Leicester | Aug 16
The young athlete, now competing at the Rio Games, always considered herself to be a girl just like the others, a girl who loved to run. Then the governing body of track and field told her she was different.

Is NBC's Prime-Time Olympics Due for A Change?

CORPORATE | By David Bauder | Aug 13
Prime-time ratings are down this year from the record-setting London Games, and NBC says a big reason is because more people are watching cable or their devices. But it's worth posing the question: Is the formula growing stale?

'Racially Insensitive' Ortiz Bobblehead Pulled Before Game

CORPORATE | By Kyle Hightower | Aug 12
The Boston Red Sox canceled a David Ortiz bobblehead promotion Tuesday night when the figurine turned out to be "racially insensitive," said team president Sam Kennedy.

How Baseball Fans Will Remember Alex Rodriguez

SPORTS | Aug 12
CBS Sports' Matt Snyder joins CBSN to discuss A-Rod's legacy in the baseball world. Rodriguez will retire after 22 controversial seasons in the major leagues.

Rio Just Got Hotter! Eight Athletes to Watch This Summer!

SPORTS | By Troy Maillis | Aug 6
Going for the gold this summer is going to be tough, but these eight hunky Olympians have already won our hearts-and have also left us drooling.

Bill Would End Longstanding Ban on Bikes in U.S. Wilderness

LEGAL | By Michelle L. Price | Aug 6
More than 100 million acres of America's most rugged landscapes designated as wilderness are off-limits to mountain bikers, but two Utah senators have introduced legislation that would allow bikers.

Olympians Suit Up in High-Tech Apparel to Shave Seconds

SCIENCE | By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 5
Innovations in suits and shoes have sped up, thanks to advancements in how clothing is designed and tested - all as manufacturers get creative in working around rules enacted to prevent the apparel equivalent of doping.

WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players for Shirts in Wake of Shootings

CORPORATE | By Doug Feinberg | Jul 24
The WNBA has fined the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.

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