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Is the NBA the same as the WWE?
Is the NBA the same as the WWE?

Ithaca College Professor Stephen Mosher from the Department of Sports Management and Media puts officiating under the microscope and challenges the use of Native American mascots in athletics.

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Ithaca Festival kicks off day two

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Ithaca vendors set up stalls on Cayuga and State Street because of the Commons reconstruction.

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INSTANT REPLAY: The week’s best sports photos

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A look back at some of the week's biggest plays in sports and the moments you may have missed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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A look back at some of the big stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

FIFA president Sepp Blatter speaks during a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, Blatter said Friday.

Sepp Blatter's FIFA re-election came despite demands that he quit in the face of a major bribery scandal.