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Tony Gwynn's Death From Chewing Tobacco Saved Chris Sale's Life
Gwynn believed it caused the cancer that killed him.
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Smoking Is Down Among Young Adults, But It's Not All Good News
By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience.com
Cigarette taxes may be pushing young people to other kinds of tobacco products.
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Boston Mayor Wants To Ban Chewing Tobacco From All Sports Venues
By PHILIP MARCELO, AP
Boston Red Sox owner John Henry supports the idea.
Did Fox and MLB Snub Tony Gwynn at All-Star Game Because of Chewing Tobacco?
John A. Tures
Political science professor, LaGrange College in Georgia
Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn was conspicuously not mentioned at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. Could it be because later in his life, Gwynn was critical of chewing tobacco, blaming it for the cancerous tumors that eventually took his life?
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The new owners of the Philadelphia 76ers took center stage yesterday. They immediately announced they're slashing ticket prices. Cool stuff. Now all they need is a season.
Religious Leaders Join Call For Baseball Tobacco Ban
Chew on This: The Real Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.
Whether tucked in a burly athlete's cheek or daintily positioned in a gentleman's lip, smokeless tobacco has long been a public bane.
The Media, Mark McGwire, and Chew
Co-President, Harvard Sports Analysis Collective
The media performs a great disservice when it treats steroids as miracle drugs.When we link PEDs to McGwire, we link steroids to success that had very little to do with drugs. It's like featuring the Beatles as the center of an anti-pot campaign.
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