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Sharapova in Melbourne

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Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

While Maria Sharapova may still face corporate fallout from her two-year suspension, Nike is at least standing by her, saying it will continue to partner with the five-time grand slam champion.

LeBron James, 2015 season

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World's highest-paid athletes of 2016

It's no secret that professional athletes make a lot of money, but some make more than others. Check out how much some of the top-paid athletes made over the past year, as compiled by Forbes.

Maria Sharapova, 2015 WTA Finals

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Athletes who have fallen from grace

Tennis star Maria Sharapova, who received a two-year ban Wednesday for testing positive for the banned drug meldonium, is hardly the first athlete to have fallen from grace.

Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner

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Celebrity internet death hoaxes

With a Twitter hacker tweeting fake reports that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had died on Tuesday, take a look at some other internet pranks that "killed off" various celebrities.

Spokesman says Ali's prognosis good

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Muhammad Ali through the years

Take a look back at the life and times of boxing legend and pop culture icon Muhammad Ali.

2016 Indianapolis 500 drivers with trophy on Carb Day

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Indy 500 drivers gear up with Carb Day

Drivers got in one more day of practice for Sunday's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with Friday's traditional "Carb Day" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

racing flag, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indy 500

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100th Indianapolis 500: A look back

Sunday marks the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Ahead of the iconic race, take a look some of the history, facts and tradition behind "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

LeBron James

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Most valuable athlete brands in sports

Forbes has compiled a list of the world's most valuable sports brands by calculating how much sports figures' endorsement income exceeded the endorsement income earned by their athletic peers during 2015.

Kentucky Derby Award

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Kentucky Derby 2016

Celebrities partake in festivities at the 2016 Kentucky Derby.

Churchill Downs

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Kentucky Derby: Facts and history

With this year's edition of the Kentucky Derby running Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, take a look at some facts and history about the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.

2015 Kentucky Derby

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Check out the field for the 2016 Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah won the 2015 Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown.  Pharoah was the first horse since 1978 to accomplish the feat.  Let's take a look at the horses in the 2016 Kentucky Derby.

closeup of horses racing around track

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Most gambling-addicted states

With this Saturday's Kentucky Derby marking the unofficial start to horse racing season, take a look at the 15 most gambling-addicted states, according to Wallet Hub.

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