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Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Future Of Tennis Star Maria Sharapova

Tennis player Maria Sharapova addresses the media regarding a failed drug test at The LA Hotel Downtown on March 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tennis player Maria Sharapova addresses the media regarding a failed drug test at The LA Hotel Downtown on March 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tennis star Maria Sharapova announced earlier this week that she tested positive for meldonium, a now-banned substance that Sharapova says she took for a heart ailment, but which also has performance enhancing properties. Here & Now’s Robin Young talks with sports analyst Mike Pesca about Sharapova’s future.

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