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The Boston Red Sox won the World Series, but how did they come back from a terrible season in 2012? And which players and teams should you pay attention to in the NBA, beyond LeBron James and the Miami Heat? Howard Bryant of ESPN talks with host Scott Simon about the week in sports.
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