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Maria Sharapova's steep punishment, which was handed down this week, will keep her out of tennis for two years. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Maria Sharapova's steep punishment, which was handed down this week, will keep her out of tennis for two years. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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This week, the International Tennis Federation handed Maria Sharapova a two-year suspension from tennis for taking a heart disease drug that only became a banned substance this year. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce questions whether the punishment fits the crime. And, despite losing on Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins are on the brink of winning the Stanley Cup. Should the sports world be surprised? Also, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, who's already hit two home runs this year, wants to participate in this year's Home Run Derby. Seriously. Bill and Charlie discuss the pros and cons of including him in the contest.
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This segment aired on June 11, 2016.

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