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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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ESPN Suspends Reporter Over Rant Recorded By Towing Company

A string of insults aimed at a woman who works at a towing company were recorded by a surveillance camera. Now they've come back to sting sports reporter Britt McHenry.
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Golden State's Stephen Curry Perfects 3-Pointers

With the NBA playoffs about to begin, the Golden State Warriors have the best record in the league and the most exciting playing style — highlighted by Stephen Curry's long-range shooting.
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Adrian Peterson To Be Reinstated By NFL

The Minnesota Vikings running back was suspended by the league last fall amid allegations of child abuse involving his 4-year-old son.
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With Quad Cork 1800, Snowboarding Twists To New Heights

If you're new to this area of winter sports, we'll reassure you: the Quad Cork 1800 is not a drink. Billy Morgan is being hailed as a hero for pulling off a trick that some had thought impossible.
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In Record Drought, California Golf Course Ethically Keeps Greens Green

Golf courses are water hogs, and that thirst is especially notable as California's drought grows in severity. At Pelican Hill, a top golf course near Los Angeles, water conservation is an obsession.
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Chess Grandmaster Caught In High-Tech Cheating Scheme

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Tony Rich, chief arbiter for the U.S. Chess Championship and International Arbiter for the World Chess Federation.
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Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Sentenced To Life In Prison

Former New England Patriot Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of first degree murder in 2013.

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