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April 2017

After Major League Baseball veterans Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte died in separate car accidents on the same day, Jon Frankel explores why a staggering number of ballplayers have died while driving through their native Dominican Republic. Soledad O’Brien meets two amazing brothers: nine-year-old Lucas Aldrich, and his 11-year-old brother Noah. Though Lucas suffers from a rare neurological disorder, Noah helps him compete in challenging triathlons. David Scott follows up with Christy Mack, a victim of domestic violence by a once-prominent MMA star.

Valley of Death

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A Fatal Crash

An accident involving two Dominican-born Major Leaguers prompts increased concern about the country’s road safety.

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Drunk Driving in the Dominican Republic

Claudia Francesca De Los Santos believes her new legislation can reduce road accidents.

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Pedro Martinez on Yordano Ventura

“I wish I had more time to get closer to him.”

Race Against Time

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Brothers Noah and Lucas Aldrich share a bond like no other.

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Brothers Share a Unique Bond

Eleven-year-old Noah Aldrich helps his disabled younger brother, Lucas, compete in grueling triathlons.

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The Triathlon Wall

Noah walks Soledad O'Brien through some of his greatest accomplishments with Lucas.

Uncaged Update

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Domestic Violence in MMA

Real Sports revisits its 2015 report on the troublesome trend in the sport.

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Life or Death Decision

Christy Mack still fears her abuser, War Machine, will kill her if he gets released from prison.