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Scotland's Really Big Vote: Can Women Join St. Andrews Golf Club?

Scotland's independence referendum is set for Thursday. On the same day, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews will announce whether women can join.

Minnesota Vikings Reinstate Peterson, Who Says He's 'Not A Child Abuser'

Days after he was arrested and benched over charges that he abused his 4-year-old son by punishing him with a wooden switch, NFL star running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated.

'Nude' Or Not, Women's Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves

Some observers called the outfits — which in photos seem to feature a swatch of flesh-tone-colored fabric in their lower region — "rude," "wrong" and a "disaster."
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RG3's Season Could Be Over After Serious Ankle Injury

The Washington football team rolled to a commanding victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, but they had to do it without the benefit of star quarterback Robert Griffin III, who left the game with a serious ankle injury.


Pistorius Could Still Compete For South Africa In Olympics

Despite a conviction for culpable homicide and the looming possibility of a jail term, Oscar Pistorius would be free to compete, says the head of South Africa's Olympic committee.

NFL Admits Players Are At Increased Risk Of Brain Injury

After decades of denial, the NFL admitted this week that its players face a higher risk for long-term brain injuries than the general population. NPR's Arun Rath talks with ESPN writer Steve Fainaru.

Hannah Storm, A Pro, Fan And Mother, Gives NFL An Earful

A football fan who's also the mother of three daughters, ESPN's Hannah Storm asked some tough questions Sunday that show how hard the week has been for families who follow the NFL.

Greg Norman Says He's Lucky Not To Have Cut His Hand Off

After a chainsaw accident, Australian golfer Greg Norman posted photos this weekend showing him recovering from the ordeal. Norman had been cutting branches off a tree at his Florida home.

Phoenix Mercury Wins WNBA Title In A Sweep Of Chicago

Thanks to Candice Dupree and Diana Taurasi, the Phoenix Mercury overcame the absence of star center Brittney Griner, who averaged nearly 4 blocks per game this season.

It Was One Of The Roughest Weeks Ever For America's Favorite Sport

In the wake of players being accused of domestic abuse, the NFL has enacted a tougher policy on domestic violence. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks to correspondent Tom Goldman about the latest sports news.