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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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The Cycling World May Soon Bow Down Before Nairo Quintana

In 2013, a newcomer from Colombia passed almost everyone else and came in second in the Tour de France. This year, many think he'll take home the winning yellow jersey.
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Amy Poehler Asks A Critic Of Women's Sports, 'Really!?!'

Unfortunately for Sports Illustrated analyst Andy Benoit, two people who noticed his dismissal of the Women's World Cup were Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers.
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U.Va. Claims Its First National Baseball Championship

The Cavaliers beat defending champion Vanderbilt for the title.

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Yoink! Dad Nabs Foul Ball While Holding Baby At Cubs Game

Cubs fan Keith Hartley got a round of applause for focusing on making the catch — and not disturbing his infant son Isaac, who kept enjoying his bottle while his dad lunged over the rain tarp.
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The Quieter Sports Season, And Why Tennis Needs Caddies

Summer is finally here and commentator Frank Deford rounds up some of the sights and (softer) sounds of the season. And he says it's time for a new job on the courts of Wimbledon.
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Teenaged Female Shortstop Could Be Signed by MLB Team

David Greene talks to Lindsay Berra of MLB.com about a 16-year-old French baseball player, who became the first female prospect to make herself eligible to be signed by a Major League Baseball team.
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Female Shortstop, 16, Could Be Signed By MLB Teams In July

Melissa Mayeux plays shortstop for two of France's national teams: the U-18 junior squad and the senior softball team. She's known as a smooth fielder who can also handle a bat.
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ESPN Report Finds Pete Rose Bet On Baseball As A Player

ESPN reported Monday new documents show Pete Rose bet on baseball as a manager and player. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to T.J. Quinn of ESPN's Outside the Lines about the findings.
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Pete Rose Bet On Baseball Games As A Player, ESPN Reports

After years of denial, baseball's all-time hits leader admitted in 2004 that he bet on games, but only while he was manager. But ESPN obtained documents that show the betting began in 1986.

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