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Former Texas Cheerleader Behind 'Hook 'Em Horns' Dies At 78

At a pep rally in 1955, Harley Clark displayed his index and pinky fingers extended, with his two middle fingers tucked under his thumb.
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Play, Ball: A Theatrical Look At The 'Beauty And Brutality' Of Football

In the new play Colossal, a former football player, paralyzed after taking a bad hit during a game, reflects on his glory days and his struggles as a gay man in the macho culture of football.
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Deford: A New Sports Talk Show By Women, But Will People Watch?

Women are everywhere in sports — coaches, executives, athletes and reporters. Commentator Frank Deford wonders why there's still low viewership for women's sports on TV.
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Cardinals And Giants Advance To NLCS, Will Play Each Other Saturday

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the LA Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nations 3-2. The Cardinals and Giants will meet in the National League Championship Series.
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Orioles Manager Dan Duquette's Comeback Story Is Fit For Baseball

Dan Duquette is largely credited with rebuilding the Baltimore Orioles, but spent many years in the baseball wilderness after being fired by the Red Sox. Robert Siegel talks to Keith Law of ESPN.
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Orioles, Royals Sweep Opponents In AL Division Series

The Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Sunday, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 8-3. The American League Championship Series begins Friday in Baltimore.
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The Cardinals As The New Yankees: The Week In Sports

October has arrived, and with it baseball's postseason playoffs. NPR's Scott Simon breaks down the division series with Bloomberg's Kavitha Davidson.
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Why Doesn't Anyone Want To Host The 2022 Olympics?

Oslo, Norway, took itself out of the running for the 2022 games, leaving Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, left in contention. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks to Rachel Martin.
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Business And Journalism Collide At ESPN

ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.
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Soccer Players Sue Over Proposed Turf Field For Women's World Cup

Team USA soccer player Heather O'Reilly talks about the lawsuit she and other players from the U.S. and abroad have filed against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association.

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