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American Zach Johnson Wins British Open In Historic 3-Way Playoff

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Ron Sirak of Golf Digest about how Jordan Spieth could have been the first golfer since 1953 to win the Masters, U.S. Open and the British Open in the same year.
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Los Angeles Angels Experience First Rainout At Home In 20 Years

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were supposed to play the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night. Instead, the Angels experienced their first rainout at a home game in 20 years.
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American Zach Johnson Wins British Open In 3-Way Playoff

It's the second major title for the Iowa native, whose breakthrough win came at the Masters in 2007. Jordan Spieth narrowly missed a chance at the playoff.
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FIFA Will Select New President In February

Soccer's world governing body has been rocked by a corruption scandal that forced current president Sepp Blatter to call for a new presidential election.
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For The Rubik's Cube World Champ, 6 Seconds Is Plenty Of Time

Competition was fierce at the Rubik's Cube world championship in Brazil. There was a 4-year-old and a category for those who do it with their feet. The overall winner needed less than 6 seconds.
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A Diamond Dream Realized: Minor Leaguer Makes It To The Majors

For years, NPR has followed minor league infielder Tyler Saladino's quest for the major leagues — and this month, the Chicago White Sox called him up. "To be here, it's truly a blessing," he says.
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Women Want To Stay In The Game, But Life Intervenes

Basketball is the most popular sport among both boys and girls, but many women end up dropping the game in adulthood, even though they still love it. Injuries, work and family are three reasons why.
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Once Immune To Cord-Cutting, 'King Of Live Sports' Finds Throne Shaken

Even as other channels tried to adapt to a new TV landscape, ESPN seemed to be impervious for one reason: People want to watch sports live. But ESPN has shed 3.2 million subscribers since May 2014.
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WATCH: Surfer In South Africa Narrowly Escapes Shark

During a World Surf League competition in Jeffreys Bay that was broadcast live on television, Australian surfer Mick Fanning has a heart-stopping moment.

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MLB Season Turns Predictions Upside Down

We are at the half-way mark! NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of Slate's The Gist podcast about the good, the bad, and the surprising of this summer's baseball season.

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