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September 11th: What Role Does Sports Play in Healing?

11th, 2001 was a confusing and terrible day for all of America.

The sports world was not immune to the effects of the attacks. Games were postponed for days after the terrible attacks. Tributes were played, moments of silence were held, and flags were flown proudly when our professional athletes got back to work.

The World Series proved to be the big sports moment this country needed in the wake of such unspeakable horror. The Yankees made it and it felt right. It was a feel good moment for a city in need of some good news. Seeing President Bush throw out that first pitch of Game Three made everything seem all right, if only at least for a little while. 

Let's fast forward ten years. Where has happened to the sports world? ...

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