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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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Russian Doping Scandal May Affect Rio Games Eligibility

Olympic officials are investigating allegations that Russia ran a state-sponsored doping operation at the 2014 Sochi games and are threatening to ban Russia from the Olympics in Rio.
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In Basketball's D-League, Player Takes Long Shot At NBA Dream

John Holland made six figures playing pro basketball in Europe. He traded that for $19,000 and Canton, Ohio, playing on the Cleveland Cavaliers' farm team for a chance to play in the NBA.
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Poll Finds Most Native Americans Aren't Offended By Redskins Name

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Washington Post reporter John Woodrow Cox about his paper's poll that shows 9 out of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by the name of the Washington football team.
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Russia Hires PR Firm Burson-Marsteller To Help Spin Doping Scandal

Russia's track and field program is banned from international competition because of a doping scandal. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Gene Grabowski, a former partner with Burson-Marsteller.
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Ravens Tackle Lobbies The NFL To Approve Medical Marijuana

Eugene Monroe tells Mary Louise Kelly that the NFL should stop testing players for marijuana. He reasons that players should be allowed to use the drug for medical purposes to treat chronic pain.
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Ballpark Vendors Need Hustle And A Clear Strategy

Selling hot dogs at a baseball game isn't just about having legs that can run stairs fast, and a loud yell. There's a lot of strategy involved.

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