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Buzz Bissinger: With Caitlyn Jenner, 'You Feel A Connection'

NPR's Melissa Block interviews Buzz Bissinger about his profile of Caitlyn Jenner in Vanity Fair and her gender transition. She is formerly known as Bruce, an Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon.
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

The embattled FIFA president announced he would resign Tuesday, days after the U.S. Justice Department indicted 14 people on corruption charges connected to the international soccer organization.
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U.S., Cuban Soccer Teams Face-Off In Havana

History will be made in Havana on Tuesday when the New York Cosmos take on the Cuban National Team in a soccer match. It's the first time a U.S. professional sports team will play in Cuba since the two countries opened diplomatic ties in December.
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Amid Bribery Scandal, FIFA President Sepp Blatter Will Resign

Just days after he won an election to a fifth term, Blatter said the interests of FIFA are "very dear to me and this is why I have taken this decision."
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How The YMCA Helped Shape America

Many of today's fitness trends can be traced back to the pioneering programs of the YMCA.
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Reports: Sepp Blatter's Top Lieutenant Involved In $10 Million Payment

The payment was allegedly part of a bribe to help South Africa secure the right to host the World Cup. The revelation brings the bribery scandal closer to FIFA's longtime president.
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In The Stanley Cup Final, National Anthem Singers Also Compete

The NHL Stanley Cup Final starts this week between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning. In hockey, the competition often begins before the puck is dropped — with the national anthem.
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UAB Reinstates Football Program But With A Financial Caveat

In December, the president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked people in the state's largest city when he canceled the football program, saying it wasn't economically feasible.
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Many NFL Players Make Abysmal Financial Decisions, Research Shows

New research suggests many NFL players struggle with money over their lifetimes, and a staggering number of them go bankrupt. Making a lot of money as a player does not seem to offer much protection.
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A 92-Year-Old Ran Her 16th Marathon And Broke A Record

When Harriette Thompson signed up for her first marathon, she planned to walk. But when everyone else started running, she figured she might as well run, too.

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