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Brazil's Nightmare Continues, Thanks To Possible Illegal Goal In Copa America

It was Peru's first win over Brazil in 30 years, but a critical play is being hotly debated, as the goal seemingly relied on a Peruvian player using his arm to deflect the ball.
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Pittsburgh Penguins Lift Lord Stanley's Cup, With Game 6 Win Over San Jose

Precisely seven years after its last Stanley Cup win, Pittsburgh has notched another. The Penguins and Sharks traded body blows, but ultimately Sidney Crosby and company earned the gritty victory.
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Creator Takes The Belmont Stakes In A Photo Finish

The 3-year-old colt beat Destin by a nose, coming from behind down the stretch. It was the fourth time the Belmont was decided by a nose — the closest possible margin of victory.
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Euro 2016 Fans Brace For Heightened Security

The European soccer championship is second only to the World Cup in TV viewership. But this year's events might be more subdued than usual. Security fears could keep the crowds down in many cities.
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The Week In Sports

The Golden State Warriors took game 4 of the NBA finals Friday night, going up 3-1 in the series over the Cleveland Cavaliers. NPR's Tom Goldman joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about he game, and the Stanley Cup finals.
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Thousands Gather To Celebrate The Life Of 'The Greatest' Muhammad Ali

World leaders, longtime friends, and admirers came to celebrate Muhammad Ali's life Friday in his hometown of Louisville, KY. It was an event that the icon himself approved plans for.
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Muhammad Ali Kissed Me Once

It wasn't what you think, but it was certainly a story. I was lucky enough to meet him a few times over several decades, but the first time was the most memorable.
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Bent: Bolivian Curls A Free Kick For An Amazing Score In Copa America Game

Just three minutes after entering the game, Jhasmani Campos arced a free kick over the wall and into the net, setting off cheers in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
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Mourners Gather In Louisville, Ky., For Muhammad Ali Funeral Service

The life of boxer Muhammad Ali was celebrated Friday by boxers, religious figures, journalists and former President Bill Clinton at a memorial service in his hometown of Louisville, Ky.
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The Life Of Muhammad Ali, In His Own Words

NPR looks back at the life of Muhammad Ali, through his own words.

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