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Kobe Bryant To End 20-Year NBA Career After This Season

Kobe Bryant's 20-year NBA career will come to an end this spring. The longtime Laker announced his coming retirement Sunday with a poem. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Adrian Garcia Marquez, who calls Laker games for Time Warner Cable Deportes, about Bryant's career.
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Lakers Forward Kobe Bryant To Retire At The End Of The Season

In a poem posted on the Players' Tribune website Sunday night, the five-time NBA champion says that this season will be his last. Bryant writes, "My body knows it's time to say goodbye."
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Wladimir Klitschko's Heavyweight Reign Ends With Loss To Tyson Fury

In an upset, British challenger Fury beat the Ukrainian boxing star-- heavyweight champion of the world for 9 1/2 years — on points Saturday, taking the WBA, IBF and WBO titles.
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Osceola At The 50-Yard Line

The Seminole Tribe of Florida works with Florida State University to ensure it that its football team accurately presents Seminole traditions and imagery.
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Doping Scandal Jeopardizes Olympic Dreams Of Russian Athletes

Russia is the world's leader in doping violations, but the country's sports minister says it shouldn't be singled out for "an evil that all countries are struggling with."
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What Will News Of Frank Gifford's CTE Mean For Football?

NPR's Scott Simon and Bloomberg View's Kavitha Davidson discuss the late Frank Gifford, concussions and the debate over locker room interviews.
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Fantasy Sports As Day Job: Meet One Of The Industry's Top Winners

Is daily fantasy sports a game of skill or one of chance? Just ask one of the industry's top winners, a Bostonian who treats daily fantasy sports as his day job.
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After Two Years As Losers, A Football Team Attempts A Major Turnaround

Some college football teams play to sold-out crowds in colossal stadiums. Then there's the Columbia University Lions, a squad that lost every game for two years straight. This fall, a new coach has been trying to help the Lions start winning again.
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Cowboys' Leon Lett On 'One Of The Worst Days Of My NFL Career'

A split-second decision can cost a team the game. On Thanksgiving Day in 1993, when the Miami Dolphins played the Dallas Cowboys, defensive tackle Leon Lett made a big mistake that still haunts him.
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On The 3rd Anniversary Of The Infamous 'Butt Fumble,' Mark Sanchez Gets The Start

The former New York Jets QB, who ran straight into his own lineman's backside on Thanksgiving Day in 2012, started for the Philadelphia Eagles today.

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