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Seattle Sonics Fans Swallow Bitter Pill As Oklahoma City Thunder Thrive

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Paul Rogers, editor and senior writer for "Sonics Rising," an SB Nation blog, about the incredible loss and sadness Seattle Sonics fans feel now that the team is doing so well as the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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Sports Commentary: Russia Clinches Gold Medal For Cheating

If Russian athletes are allowed to compete in Rio without proper vetting of doping allegations, it'll be history repeating itself when Soviet athletes were suspected of doping in the 1970s and '80s.
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NFL Awards Super Bowls To Atlanta, South Florida And Los Angeles

The cities will host the championship in 2019, 2020 and 2021, respectively. All three will have new or newly renovated stadiums for the games.
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Under Armour, UCLA Reach A Record $280 Million Apparel Deal

The deal follows other blockbuster agreements struck by Nike with Ohio State and the University of Texas.

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3 Days On Everest End With At Least 3 Climbers Dead, 2 Missing

Good weather has helped hundreds of people summit Mount Everest since May 11. But since Friday, at least three people died in three days, dashing hopes for a safe season after two years of tragedy.
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Toronto Raptors End Cleveland Cavaliers' Playoff Winning Streak

The Raptors surprised basketball fans Saturday night when they beat the Cavaliers. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of Slate's The Gist podcast about what the finals may look like.
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Exaggerator Pulls Off A Win At Preakness, Denying Nyquist's Triple Crown Bid

The thoroughbred earned a gritty victory on the muddy track at Pimlico. Exaggerator's come-from-behind win also means that Nyquist, the Kentucky Derby winner, no longer has a shot for a triple crown.
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Native American Leader Responds To Washington Post 'Redskins' Poll

Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Nation is a critic of the Washington football team's name. He disputes a Washington Post poll that found most Native Americans were not offended by the name.
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#NPRreads: Take A Tour Of These Three Stories This Weekend

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
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The Week In Sports

Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and NPR's Scott Simon talk through the week in sports.

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