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Nationals Get Their First No-Hitter; Derek Jeter Plays Final Game

Jordan Zimmermann thought his no-hitter was gone on the 104th pitch, but a little-used rookie saved the day. And Yankees captain Derek Jeter ends his career in Boston with an RBI-single.
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Kenya's Kimetto Sets New Marathon World Record In Berlin

For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon.
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After Nearly Three Decades, A Royals Welcome To The Playoffs

Last night, baseball history was made. The Kansas City Royals clinched a spot in the playoffs, ending a 29-year playoff drought, the longest of any major North American league.
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After 7 Years, Finally, A Football Field Of Their Own

In Detroit, Cody High School's football team was always the visitor. On Friday, they dedicated their new field with a game that honored its name.
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For Michigan Political Ads, The Tigers Are The Big Game In Town

Why do advertisers love buying time for political ads during Detroit Tigers baseball games?
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The Week In Sports: Jeter Takes A Bow And The Ryder Cup Tees Off

This nearly NFL-free segment also covers the anti-Jeter jeering and yet another FIFA scandal.
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Baseball Roundup: Jeter's Farewell, Playoffs, Long Games

Derek Jeter ended his storybook baseball career with a walk-off base hit and one last ovation from his adoring fans. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks with Rachel Martin.
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'Boy On Ice' Explores The Emotional And Physical Toll Of Dropping The Gloves

In 2011, 28-year-old Derek Boogaard — one of the NHL's most fearsome fighters — was found dead of an accidental overdose of painkillers and alcohol. He also showed signs of serious brain injury.
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Roger Goodell's Future In The NFL Remains Unclear

A week after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced he made mistakes, many questions remain about his future role in the league.
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Bob Sheppard Led Jeter To The Plate One Last Time

When Derek Jeter took his final at bat last night in New York, he was following the voice of long-time Yankees announcer, Bob Sheppard, even though Sheppard died four years ago at the age of 99.

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