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Dana Jacobson: American sports announcer
Dana Jacobson is a host and correspondent for CBS News currently serving as a co host for CBS This Morning Saturday. She is also an anchor & reporter for CBS Sports and CBS SportsNetwork. She joined CBS News in 2015, 2 years after she began working for CBS SportsNetwork. Prior to that Jacobson spent a decade at ESPN, from 2002 until 2012. In March 2005, she was named co-host of Cold Pizza and transitioned with the show as it became ESPN First Take. On December 30, 2011, she left First Take and returned to anchoring SportsCenter. On March 27, 2012, USA Today announced that Jacobson would leave ESPN when her contract expires at the end of April. Monday, April 30, 2012, was her final day at ESPN when she anchored the 6–8 p.m. ET SportsCenter.


Patriots player Joe Cardona on balancing his love of football -- and his country

Football is a sport filled with high profile and skill positions like quarterback and receiver. Long snapper doesn't make the list but snapping a football through your legs as far as 15 feet directly..
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New exhibit honors LIFE magazine's female photography pioneers

In the days before television, newsreels brought images of world events to local theaters. But at home, the images came from the photographs in LIFE magazine. First published in the late 1930's, the..
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Babywearing parents working out and going to work with kids on board

Parents across the country are ditching strollers and strapping on baby carriers. Studies show the baby carrier industry was expected to grow 4.5% between 2018 and 2022. "CBS This Morning Saturday"..
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The renaissance of Forest Hills Stadium

For decades, New York's Forest Hills Stadium was home to the U.S. Open tennis tournament. In the 1960s, the venue also hosted legendary artists like The Beatles and Frank Sinatra. But when the tennis..
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Meet NOAA's first all-female hurricane hunting crew

While Hurricane Dorian makes its way toward the Florida coast, not everyone is fleeing the fierce storm. Commander Rebecca Waddington, Lieutenant Lindsey Norman, and Captain Kristie Twining flew into..
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Fans, friends remember Jessi Combs after fatal jet car accident

Fans of the speed racer known as "the fastest woman on four wheels" say they're devastated by her death in a jet car accident. 39-year-old Jessi Combs was trying to break the women's land speed record..
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Girl returns rock swiped from Great Smoky Mountains National Forest

Millions of Americans visit national parks each year. This spring, one of them decided to give back -- although it was something she took in the first place. Rangers at Great Smoky Mountains National..
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The Dish: Superstar Israeli chef Eyal Shani on his revolutionary approach to dining

Eyal Shani is a bona fide superstar chef in his native Israel, and a regular judge on the country's version of "MasterChef." He's turned his casual pita restaurant Miznon into a global phenomenon, with..
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Inside the market to feed dogs like humans

Most people could never put a price on their relationship with a beloved pet. But caring for those pets is a big business: recent figures show Americans spend more than $72 billion a year on their..
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Tiger Woods withdraws from PGA tournament

Golfer Tiger Woods is on the mend this morning after withdrawing from the first tournament of the PGA’s FedEx Cup, which is taking place in Jersey City, New Jersey this weekend. "CBS This Morning..
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Tiger Woods on why his career is complicated for his kids: "They associated golf with pain"

Golf icon Tiger Woods is reflecting on his remarkable comeback, and what it means to be a dad. CBS News' Dana Jacobson caught up with him ahead of this weekend’s PGA tour playoff event at Liberty..
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Tiger Woods reveals what his Masters win meant as a father

Tiger Woods returns to the PGA tour on Thursday in New Jersey. As he played a practice round, he gave a rare interview to Dana Jacobson for "CBS This Morning." Woods opened up about his remarkable..
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Potentially habitable super-Earth discovered

31 lightyears away, a new planet has been found by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. Dana Jacobson reports.
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Flipping over a pinball machine museum

Even in the age of video games, pinball remains one of America’s great pastimes, and its popularity appears to be on the rise. And there’s one special place where you can flip back in time and see..
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Jeffrey Epstein arrested on sex trafficking charges

Investment manager Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday in New York on federal charges related to sex trafficking. The financier has long been accused of sexually abusing underage girls, and in 2007,..
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Iranian officials confirm start of enriching uranium above agreed-upon level

The already high tensions between the U.S. and Iran are rising Sunday after Tehran confirmed it would be enriching uranium above agreed-upon limits. USA Today's Washington Bureau chief Susan Page joins..
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Why some Harvard medical students are starting veterinary rotations

During medical school, students learn everything about the human body – but in Boston, a select group of Harvard medical students are learning about animals, too. It’s part of a collaborative..
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Meet the first transgender man to fight in a professional boxing match in the U.S.

In California, one man is claiming his identity from the inside of a boxing ring. Patricio Manuel made history this past December as the first transgender man to fight a professional boxing match in..
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North Carolina teen barely survives unprovoked shark attack, but stays positive

A North Carolina teenager and her dad are sharing the terrifying story of an unprovoked shark attack that nearly took her life. But 17-year-old Paige Winter says she’s not fazed by the experience,..
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Death of country singer's son puts spotlight on childhood drownings

The 3-year-old son of country music star Granger Smith drowned in the family pool in Texas. Drownings are the leading cause of unintentional deaths of children, ages 1 to 4. Dana Jacobson has more.
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Most dieters are now using apps but who has access to your health data?

More than 80 percent of dieters are foregoing help from nutritionists and trainers in favor of do-it-yourself options, like diet and fitness apps, according to a Market Data report. The demand for..
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How Ann Kim went from aspiring actress to one of the Twin Cities' top chefs

Worlds collide on a special edition of the Dish. Chef Ann Kim is known for blending Korean flavors with other cuisines, a unique feature of her restaurants in the Twin Cities. Dana Jacobson reports.
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Archeologist recreating ancient beers

Beer was brewed in ancient Egypt and has been around more than 10,000 years. An archeologist uncovers the ancient recipes and pours them again today. Dana Jacobson reports.
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Delaware woman says she was attacked, left for dead at Dominican Republic resort

Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was attacked by a stranger in January while vacationing with her husband. CBS This Morning Saturday co-host Dana Jacobson has reported on travel safety for months.
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USPS is testing out self-driving mail trucks

What could be the future of mail delivery got a test-run this week when the U.S. Postal Service began a two-week pilot program with a self-driving truck company. Dana Jacobson reports.
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CorePower, largest U.S. yoga chain, accused of underpaying instructors

Yoga instructors are accusing America’s largest chain of yoga studios of underpaying its teachers. More than 1,500 yoga instructors have joined a class action lawsuit against CorePower Yoga, claiming..
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Deontay Wilder started boxing to support his daughter with spina bifida

Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder earned a fearful reputation for his power in the boxing ring. He plans to use it Saturday night in an electrifying title bout against Dominic Breazeale in New York...
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"The Big Bang Theory" goes out on top after 12 seasons

This Thursday night, after 12 seasons and 279 episodes, TV's number one comedy will end its long run on CBS with a one-hour series finale. Last year, the seven-member cast of "The Big Bang Theory"..
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Murray's Cheese "boot camp" unites cheese-lovers from all over the world

Murray's Cheese in New York City has been around for almost 80 years, growing from a local cheese shop to store, restaurant and even a classroom. One of its most popular classes in recent years is its..
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Inside Silicon Valley's surprising push to help people unplug

This week at its annual F8 Conference Facebook announced new features for Instagram, including a de-emphasis on "likes." Next week it's Google's turn. Last year, the company unveiled features to..
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U.S. Capitol will be getting a Johnny Cash statue

Johnny Cash may soon be immortalized in marble in our nation's capital. Each U.S. state gets two representatives in the National Statuary Hall. This month, Arkansas's governor signed a bill that will..
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Despite doubts, Tiger Woods returns to the top

Tiger Woods' road to becoming the 2019 Masters champion was paved with a long list of personal struggles. The win was 14 years in the making and marks a new chapter in the golfer's life. It also could..
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World War II veteran, last of the Doolittle Raiders, dies at 103

It was 77 years ago this week that 80 American service members struck the first blow against the Japanese mainland in retaliation for the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The attack, known as the Doolittle..
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UVA wins first NCAA basketball championship

The University of Virginia has produced famous senators, business leaders, and journalists, but never an NCAA basketball champion – until now. Virginia is No. 1 after beating Texas Tech Monday night,..
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Minnesota program may put a dent in veteran homelessness

Veteran homelessness is a problem nationwide. And Minnesota is one of just a handful of states that seems to have solved it. They've used an individualized approach, first learning what factors..
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Muffet McGraw, Notre Dame coach, pleads for gender equality

Notre Dame women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw is making headlines for addressing an issue that goes beyond basketball. Dana Jacobson has more on her powerful message.
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2019 NCAA tournament: Final Four set after history-making games

NCAA Final Four match-ups are set after a weekend of upsets and history-making games. No. 5 seed Auburn, which knocked off Kentucky, will face top-seed Virginia. Michigan State and Texas Tech both..
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Tennessee basketball star Grant Williams on his upbringing and being a "nerd"

Grant Williams, the University of Tennessee junior forward and two-time SEC player of the year, could opt for this year's NBA draft. But he's a lot more than a well-rounded player, as "CBS This..
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Meet some of the father-son duos in this year's NCAA tournament

UCF guard Aubrey Dawkins and his father, the head coach Johnny Dawkins, are just one example of a number of father-son duos in this year's NCAA tournament. Others include Jim and Buddy Boeheim at..
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Mother and child reunite with stranger who helped bring 5-year-old from Sierra Leone to U.S.

Our series, A More Perfect Union, aims to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment, we share an extraordinary story of a reunion. Imagine being so..
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Steph Curry surprises 9-year-old who asked why his shoes weren't sold to girls

In a moment caught on "CBS This Morning," Steph Curry met with nine-year-old Riley Morrison, whose letter changed the way Curry and Under Armour market their shoes to girls. Dana Jacobson reports
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How to be proactive about safety while traveling alone

A majority of women say they've experienced at least one safety related incident or concern while traveling. Cheri Marchionda, a mother of three, was sexually assaulted in her hotel room while..
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Woman speaks out on hotel rape after man was given access to her room

Cheri Marchionda was traveling alone for work when a man got access to her room at an Iowa Embassy Suites Hotel and sexually assaulted her in 2014. She just settled a civil suit against the hotel..
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Scientists discover the origin of Stonehenge rocks

One of the world's most mysterious places, Stonehenge, is a little better understood today. The secrets of Stonehenge are yielding to science – including where some of the giant rocks came from. Dana..
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Mark Kelly looks to join exclusive club of astronaut-politicians

This week, retired astronaut Mark Kelly announced he is running to represent Arizona in the Senate. If he's successful in winning the seat once held by John McCain, Kelly would join a small club of..
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Super Bowl 2019: Patriots beat Rams in historic win

The New England Patriots are the champions of Super Bowl LIII. They beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 Sunday night. It's the sixth Super Bowl title for quarterback Tom Brady, an all-time record. Dana..
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2/3: President Trump, James Brown, Dana Jacobson

This week on “Face the Nation,” moderator Margaret Brennan sat down with President Trump on Friday. Today we broadcast from the NFL Experience complex at the site of Super Bowl LIII.
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Face The Nation: Jason Gay, Dana Jacobson, Jarrett Bell

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on an interview with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan and President Trump and what to expect from tonight’s big game
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CBS News poll: More Americans want to L.A. Rams to win Super Bowl

Jason Gay, Dana Jacobson, and Jarrett Bell join moderator Margaret Brennan for some analysis on Sunday's big game, the recent changes at the NFL and more.
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$5 beers and $2 hot dogs: Why the Super Bowl stadium's radical pricing works

Since demolishing the Georgia Dome and opening their state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz stadium right next door, the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons have re-written the rules when it comes to concession sales. Two..
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