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Chicago Blackhawks Win 3rd NHL Championship In 6 Years

The Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final Monday night in Chicago. It's the Blackhawks' sixth NHL championship overall.

Chicago Blackhawks Take Home 3rd Stanley Cup In 6 Years With 2-0 Win

The Lightning offense struggled, getting just 24 shots on goal. Tampa Bay also won half as many faceoffs as Chicago and had six penalty minutes to the Blackhawks' two.
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Will City Have To Use Eminent Domain To Secure D.C. United Stadium Site?

City officials say D.C. United is getting a new stadium at Buzzard Point one way or another, but how they end up doing it is still very much up in the air.


NFL Critic Says Ray Rice Deserves A Second Chance

ESPN reporter Jane McManus covered the Ray Rice domestic violence story and was critical of the NFL. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin that she now thinks Rice may deserve his job back.

Academic Foul: Some Colleges Accused Of Helping Athletes Cheat

In the wake of cheating scandals at Syracuse University and the University of North Carolina, new allegations have emerged of academic misconduct by basketball players at the University of Texas.

U.S. Soccer Leads Its Group Despite A Draw With Sweden

In the Women's World Cup, the U.S. and Sweden battled to a tie Friday night.

Hoops And World Soccer: The Week In Sports

NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's sports correspondent Tom Goldman talk women's soccer and men's basketball.

Big Guns Having 'Equal Amounts Of Trouble' In Stanley Cup Finals

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times about the Stanley Cup. The series is tied 2-2, as the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning prepare for game five on Saturday.

NASCAR Goes Green: Gas-Guzzling Sport Works To Reduce Carbon Footprint

NASCAR is probably not what you think of when it comes to being environmentally friendly. But it — and other sports leagues — is working to change that.

U.S. Women To Face Sweden — And Their Former Coach

If the U.S. wins, it would all but guarantee that the Americans would advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup.