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The Tennis Court Offers A Good Lesson For The NFL

As Deflategate and other embarrassing incidents continue to hit the NFL, commentator Frank Deford says a selfless act by a little-known tennis player could teach the league something about fairness.
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In Case You Were Wondering, Marshawn Lynch Is Here For One Reason

At a (mandatory) NFL media appearance for the upcoming Super Bowl, Lynch stuck to one response Tuesday: "I'm just here so I won't get fined."
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In Phoenix, Super Bowl Madness In Full Swing

Super Bowl madness is in full swing in Phoenix, where the majority of fans have flocked for Sunday's championship. Budget hotels have suddenly turned pricey, buildings have been covered in sponsors' colors — and there's even some references to the two teams competing in the game.
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Gamesmanship Or Cheating: A History Quiz

Whatever happens with the investigation of Deflategate, there is sometimes a blurry line between gaining a competitive advantage and downright cheating.
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Australia Banking On 'Wild Thing' At Australian Open

It's time for the quarterfinals at the Australian Open. NPR's Melissa Block speaks to ESPN contributor, Kamakshi Tandon from Melbourne, Australia about who is playing well and who is packing for home.
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Intended For Millennials, Dish's Sling TV Is A Cord Cutter's Dream

Dish Network soon debuts its Sling TV streaming service, with a small group of cable channels for $20 a month. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans tried it and says Sling TV is a welcome challenge to cable.
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Baseball Hall Of Fame Legend Ernie Banks Dies At 83

The Chicago Cubs slugger was affectionately called "Mr. Cub" and "Mr. Sunshine." He spoke about his life in baseball with Steve Inskeep. (This piece initially aired Oct. 13, 2009 on Morning Edition).
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High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?
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Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.
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Putting #Deflategate To The Test

The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots under-inflated footballs against the Indianapolis Colts. Players for Occidental College's football squad help NPR test out how much air pressure affects throwing and catching.

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