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Kentucky Is Now Just Two Games Away From Perfect Season

It was down to two final free throws, but the Wildcats finally overcame Notre Dame's upset bid in a 68-66 win. They'll go on to face the Wisconsin Badgers in a rematch from last year's Final Four.
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The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running an football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000. If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed.
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Oil Can Boyd And Shoeless Joe: Legends Of Baseball

Baseball season begins next weekend, and to mark the occasion NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about his new book, Legends: the Best Players, Games and Teams in Baseball.
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In Regulating Outdoor Dancing, China Tells Seniors How To Bust A Move

China's sports bureaucracy threatened this week to standardize dancing in public squares.
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Australia Defeats India To Advance To Cricket World Cup Final

Australia advanced to the Cricket World Cup final Thursday after defeating defending champions India. A look at the disappointed, cricket-obsessed nation.
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Did You Place Your Bet? March Madness Betting Could Surpass Superbowl

The American Gaming Association estimates that Americans will bet $9 billion over the course of this year's March Madness tournament, more than double what they bet on the Super Bowl.
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Do Cool Stuff: The Mantra Of Uber-Marathoner John Wayne Lui

D.C. native John Wayne Lui is youngest person to run 50 marathons in 50 states in under four hours.
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'Hamburglar' Pulls Off Spellbinding NHL Cinderella Story

Andrew the "Hamburglar" Hammond is a goalie for the Ottawa Senators, and he's on a winning streak. David Greene talks to Roy MacGregor, a columnist for Canada's The Globe and Mail newspaper.
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John Urschel Balances Math Career With Pro Football Risks

John Urschel is an offensive linesman for the Baltimore Ravens, and he's also a published mathematician. He talks to David Greene about his love of math and why he plays in the NFL.
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'Borland Effect' A Fumble For Football? Deford Says It Will Pass

San Francisco 49ers player Chris Borland is retiring from the NFL after a single season to avoid potential brain injuries. Some see this as the beginning of the end of football's popularity.

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