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Ramifications For Major Players In FIFA Corruption Scandal

Eight-year suspensions were given last week for FIFA's top bosses, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini. Carrie Kahn talks with author David Henry Sterry about the latest on FIFA's scandal plagued year.
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Barbershop: Political Dust-ups And Advocacy In The NBA

In the Barbershop, blogger Dru Ealons, Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and NPR editor Ammad Omar discuss controversies involving Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, and a new set of ads from the NBA.
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Sports 2015: A Year In Review

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the most memorable events in the athletic world this year.
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Teaching Grit On The Water: A Top Coach Mixes Rowing With Life

For more than a decade, a rowing coach in Oregon has been teaching teenagers the value of hard work with tough love that sticks.
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Snowless Ski Resorts Offer Hiking, Mini Golf — Or Pleas For Donations

This is the winter that just won't start. That means resorts are reopening summer activities — or, in some cases, asking the public for good ideas.
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Actor (And Football Dad) Will Smith On Playing The 'Concussion' Doctor

The film centers on the man who linked a brain disease to football player deaths. Smith says, "This is probably the farthest role away from me that I've ever played, but it was exhilarating."
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Dear NBA: Why So Many Games?

Basketball players don't endure numerous concussions like some football players do, nor do they suffer the arm injuries common to baseball pitchers. But the grind on the hardwood can wear bodies down.
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Shtick On The Sidelines: College Basketball's Most Famous Bench

The men's basketball team at Monmouth University has been scoring upset victories. But it's the team's bench players who have been making the highlight reels with their choreographed celebrations.
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WATCH: Drone Falls From Sky, Narrowly Misses Skier In Slalom Competition

The crash is just the latest drone incident to interrupt a sporting event this year. As the popularity of drones has grown, governments are grappling with how to regulate them.
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Indiana Girls Swim Team Hopes To Make History In High School Sports

The Carmel, Ind., high school girls swim team is poised to make history at state this year. A win will break the record for most consecutive wins for any high school team of any sport or any gender.

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