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A U.S. House Subcommittee is set to discuss the issue of "franchise free agency" today and whether the NFL should be granted an antitrust exemption in order to better control the movement of its teams ("SportsView," CNBC, 4/24).... Francois Botha has lost his federal appeal of a lower court decision stripping him of his IBF Heavyweight Championship for testing positive for steroids -- which means there are "no more hurdles" blocking a Michael Moorer-Axel Schultz title fight June 22 in Germany ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 4/24).