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Boston Marathon Bombing Bystander, Injured In Blast, Runs Again

Michelle L'Heureux was among the hundreds injured during the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Then she was just a spectator. Now, she's readying to run the marathon for the first time.
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NBA And NHL Playoffs Dominate The Week In Sports

It's playoff time for basketball and hockey. NPR's Rachel Martin talks the week in sports with Mike Pesca of Slate.com.
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Islander Fans Already Miss Their 'Wonderful Dump' Of A Stadium

The N.Y. Islanders are playing their last games on New York's Long Island. They leave the aging Nassau Coliseum for new digs in Brooklyn after the Stanley Cup, and some fans are already in mourning.
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The Week In Sports: The Cubs Next Big Thing

NPR's Tom Goldman joins host Linda Wertheimer to talk about the NBA playoffs — is a Cleveland championship in the offing? — and Kris Bryant's debut on the diamond with the Chicago Cubs.
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On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The Rough

Golf is a sport that's been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.
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NBA Players Union Head Michele Roberts Says No Lockout Expected

NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Michele Roberts who is the first woman to head a major North American professional sports union — the National Basketball Players Association.
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First-Place Fake-Out: Woman Who Didn't Run Marathon Stripped Of Title

Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday's GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year's race where she finished third.
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Running A Marathon? How To Eat and Drink So You Don't Hit The Wall

There's only so much fuel you can store before a big race. A performance nutrition expert gives us the rub on how to optimize carb-loading to avoid the miserable experience of running out of fuel.
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#NPRreads: From The Hell Of The North To 'Trash' Food

We highlight a 160-mile cycling race, reminiscences of an interview with the Oklahoma City bomber, the Finnish prison system, the nuclear deal with Iran, and the meaning of calling someone "trash."
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Can Top Slugger Joining Cubs End 106 Years Of Sadness?

Top prospect Kris Bryant is set to bat fourth against the Padres Friday in his major league debut, bringing with him hope Chicago may someday soon win another championship.

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