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Tennis Trend? Many Top Players Are Older Than 30

Over the last decade, the average age of the top 100 tennis players has steadily increased. We look at why players over 30 are likely to be strongly represented in the upcoming U.S. Open.
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You'll Never Walk-Off Alone

With baseball's pennant race in full swing, commentator Frank Deford takes a moment to examine an oft-used baseball phrase ... and imagines how sportswriters might apply it to big moments in history.
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Tony Stewart Returns To The NASCAR Track

Audie Cornish talks with USA Today reporter Nate Ryan about Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR racing for the first time since fellow driver Kevin Ward was killed.
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Japanese Baseball Games Goes 50 Innings

The game started on Thursday and it ended on Sunday with the final score 3-0. The game was played in the semi-final round of the National High School Rubber Baseball Tournament.
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Another NFL Season, Another Year LA Is Without A Team

For the 19th consecutive season, the country's second-largest sports and media market will be relegated to watching. It's been nearly two decades since LA had an NFL team, but that may be changing.
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Len Elmore: Black Athletes Need To Speak Out About Ferguson

NBA veteran Len Elmore sees something missing in conversations around Ferguson: the voices of black professional athletes. He talks to Arun Rath about his op-ed in USA Today.
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Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By Rams

The former Missouri defensive end was edged out in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks for a spot on St. Louis' roster.
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Bringing Ice Hockey To A Land With No Ice

Former NHL star Graeme Townshend was the first Jamaican-born player in the professional hockey league. Now he wants to bring hockey to Jamaica. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Townshend about his campaign.
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U.S. Open, Football's New Rules: The Week In Sports

Howard Bryant of ESPN joins NPR's Scott Simon from the U.S. Open to talk about tennis and a new amendment to the NFL's personal conduct policy that's meant to curb domestic violence.
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Baker: Prince George's County Would Roll Out Red Carpet For New Stadium

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker believes his county has "a leg up" in keeping the Redskins in the county.

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