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- Benjamin Cardin U.S. Senator, D-Maryland
- Dave Zirin Columnist, SLAM Magazine; Contributor, Nation Magazine; Online Columnist, Sports Illustrated (si.com); author, "Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports" (Haymarket Books)
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