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A Gender Revolution Hits The Streets, Two Wheels At A Time

On one ride, a guy knocked one of the girls off her bike. But it didn't discourage these Afghan teens from cruising around Kabul every Friday and challenging the view that woman shouldn't bike.
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Impending Stadium Deal Will Keep D.C. United In The District

After flirting with the ideal of moving to Virginia, a deal has reportedly been finalized to build a new soccer stadium for D.C. United at Buzzard Point.


In Their First World Cup Match, U.S. Women Beat Australia 3 -1

After Monday's victory, the U.S. has a strong lead in its World Cup group. That's good news for Hemphill family members, who are spending their vacation following the team during play in Canada.

FIFA Movie Lands With A Thud In U.S. Theaters

A movie about the history of FIFA, the worldwide soccer authority, premiered in the U.S. on Friday. It reportedly cost $30 million to produce, and raked in about $900 over the weekend.

Thousands Who Bet On American Pharoah Are Keeping The Tickets

Instead of turning in a $2 ticket that would pay $3.80 for American Pharoah winning the Belmont Stakes, most people who bought them are stashing them away.

Oakland's Switch-Pitcher Pat Venditte Makes MLB Debut

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Emma Span, a senior editor for Sports Illustrated, about ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte who made his MLB debut this weekend.

U.S. Women's World Cup Opens Tonight Against Australia

The Americans have played the Aussies 24 times — and never lost. But going into the match, there are questions swirling about players' health and further controversy about goalkeeper Hope Solo.

Julie Johnston: Player To Watch On U.S. Women's World Cup Team

Julie Johnston, 23, didn't make the World Cup qualifier, but is now a starting defender on the team. She protects the goal, but is known to go on 60-yard runs from the back line to score goals.

Wawrinka Upsets Djokovic At French Open Final

Stan Wawrinka thwarted Novak Djokovic's bid to complete a career Grand Slam. Serena Williams won her third French Open title. Renee Montagne talks to Sports Illustrated writer Courtney Nguyen.

Cavaliers Even Up NBA Finals, Beating Warriors In Overtime

Game 2 in the NBA finals had a thrilling finish, as the Cleveland Cavaliers — missing their all-star point guard — beat the Golden State Warriors 95-93 in overtime.