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Sharapova's drug story is 'fishy' says q sports panel

The q sports panel talks through this week's top headlines from the world of sports.
Russia's Maria Sharapova may be suspended from professional tennis following revelations that she was using meldonium — a substance she claims she didn't know was banned. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)

q's sports culture panel (a.k.a. — who got busted doping this week) thinks beyond the play-by-play to weigh in on the societal impact of sports stories. Not a fan? Not a problem. Our panel watches much more than the scoreboard. 

Today the Toronto Star's Morgan Campbell, CBC host and reporter Sonali Karnick and The Nation's Dave Zirin join Shad to discuss the biggest and strangest stories in sports: 

  • Maria Sharapova fails doping test at Australian Open 
  • The NHL closes its investigation of Patrick Kane
  • Athletes get embarrassing on social media
  • Sonali makes a case for watching the Clarkson Cup

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