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All-Star Games Are Worthless If The Players Are Not All-Stars

Major League Baseball's All-Star Game may be less starry than usual this year because of Kansas City fans' campaign to get as many Royals players as possible into the game.
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U.S. Reaches World Cup Final After Beating Germany 2-0

The U.S. team beat top-ranked Germany, 2-0, in a semifinal match Tuesday to advance to the Women's World Cup final. Renee Montagne talks to Grant Wahl, senior writer for Sports Illustrated.
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A Phys Ed Teacher Battles Tight Budgets And Childhood Obesity

Mindy Przeor founded an after-school program in Mesa, Ariz., to get elementary school kids up and running.
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Transgender Swimmer Given Choice Of Harvard's Men's, Women's Teams

First accepted by the women's swim team, Schuyler Bailar decided to join the men's team this coming fall. He is believed to be the first openly transgender NCAA swimmer.
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With Seconds To Spare, 70-Year-Old Woman Finishes 100-Mile Endurance Race

Runners have a 30-hour cutoff in which to finish the Western States Endurance Run. Rob Krar won the race in 14:48:59, but the loudest cheers were reserved for Gunhild Swanson who clocked 29:59:54.
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U.S.-Germany Soccer Match Is Showdown Between World's Top 2 Teams

The second-ranked U.S. plays No. 1 Germany in a semifinal tonight. They're battling for a spot in Sunday's final.
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How To Win The Money Game: A Former NBA Star Shares Financial Advice

Adonal Foyle has financial advice for professional athletes. "You really have to put money in its proper place," he says. "If we do that, we will respect it — but not give it too much power over us."
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ESPN Brings Betting Talk To The Mainstream

ESPN wants to cater to its entire audience — casual and hard-core fans, fantasy players and people who've got a wager on the game. Now it's more open about a topic leagues and networks have avoided.
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Americans Back In Action Tonight In World Cup Soccer

The U.S. women face China amid unflattering comparisons to the 1999 American team, which beat the Chinese in dramatic fashion to win that year's World Cup.
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Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns Is No. 1 NBA Draft Pick

Towns was widely expected to be chosen first. He and the other top two picks each played only one season in college.

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