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London authorities are trying to determine if cheating played a role in the American poker star Phil Ivey's recent winning streak at a game called Punto Banco.

A variant of baccarat, the game is a favorite of Ivey, often called the Tiger Woods of Poker for his dominance and resemblance to the golf great.

Phil Ivey Photo

In August, Ivey, 35, and a companion entered Crockfords in London's fashionable Mayfair district, the city's oldest gambling club and among its most prestigious.

Over the course of two days, the couple played for seven hours, first losing heavily, then winning back their losses plus many millions more - $11.5 million in all.

He's still waiting for the money.

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Lance Armstrong and his team ran a sophisticated and professional doping scheme for years, according to 11 of the cycling legend's former teammates.

A report by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency details the complete case against Armstrong, 41, who was stripped of his Tour de France titles this summer.

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It contains testimony from 11 of his former U.S. Postal Service teammates. Lance has always denied doping but has not contested these charges.

USADA chief executive Travis Tygart said there was "conclusive and undeniable proof" of a team-run doping conspiracy headed by the all-time great.

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Alex Karras, an NFL lineman who starred with the Detroit Lions in the 1960s, then went on to a successful acting career, has died. He was 77 years old.

Alex Karras

Karras, who had recently suffered kidney failure, died at home in Los Angeles surrounded by family members, said Craig Mitnick, his attorney.

Alex starred in the sitcom Webster and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy Blazing Saddles, among other acting achievements.

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Former NFL cheerleader Sarah Jones has pleaded guilty to having sex with her 17-year-old former student while she was a teacher at a Kentucky high school.

Jones will NOT serve jail time as a result.

Cheerleader Sarah Jones Mug Shot

In a tearful admission in Kenton County Circuit Court in Covington, Ky., Sarah Jones, 27, pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct and custodial interference.

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Orlando Cruz has become the first professional boxer to publicly reveal himself as a homosexual.

Said the 2000 Puerto Rican Olympian today:

"I've been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself. I want to try to be the best role model I can be for kids who might look into boxing as a sport and a professional career. I have and will always be a proud Puerto Rican. I have always been and always will be a proud gay man."

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Cruz holds a record of 18-2-1 with nine knockouts.

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Put simply, it is the best ad campaign in TV history.

This is Sportscenter, the series of commercials that have run on ESPN since 1994 in promotion of that network's flagship series, are nothing short of brilliant and hilarious.

From mascots strolling around set to anchors going after perfect shows and being in need of a closer when they just can't bring it home, the spots feature famous athletes and ridiculous concepts.

Such one reporter being nabbed for enhancing his performance... with a thesaurus. Watch a collection of the 20 best ads now:

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Adam Greenberg struck out on three pitches in his only at bat for the Miami Marlins last night. Yet for the 31-year-old, this was cause for celebration.

Seven years ago in his MLB debut, Greenberg was hit in the head by a pitch - the first, and only major league pitch he had faced until Tuesday night.

After years of recovering from a terrible concussion and vertigo, and toiling away in the minor leagues, he finally made it back to the show, if only for a day.

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L.A. Clippers star Matt Barnes is apologizing for calling the police officer who arrested him a fa**ot and a pu**y, among other things, after their exchange spread virally on video.

Matt Barnes said: "I would like to apologize for the unfortunate language I used. I know that certain words are extremely hurtful. I meant absolutely no disrespect to anyone."

"This comment, spoken in the heat of a difficult moment, does not accurately reflect my actual point of view. I hope that all offended parties can accept my sincerest apologies."

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Chuck Pagano is taking a temporary break from the sidelines.

The Indianapolis Colts Head Coach, new to the gig this year, has been diagnosed with promyelocytic leukemia and will likely miss the rest of the season to undergo chemotherapy.

Colts Coach

"I feel with every fiber in my body, and I know Chuck feels the same way, that he can beat this thing," Colts owner Jim Irsay said of the diagnosis. "He's upbeat and he's ready for the fight. He's tough as nails. He's in great spirits."

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Women in bikinis, balling in an organized league. It was really only a matter of time until someone had this genius idea. Think of the action bikini photos!

Marisa Miller Nude (Body Paint)

No, Marisa Miller is not involved. This was just a chance to shamelessly include a photo of her. Anyway, the Bikini Basketball League has been around in concept since 2011.

There are seven set franchises in six cities:

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