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'We Need To Talk': Sports News By Women, But Men Can Watch, Too

This fall, CBS launched the first sports talk show with all female commentators. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to panelist Amy Trask about the show, and the evolving role of women in sports journalism.
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Some NBA Teams Are Bad, And Some Are Just Awful

It's easy to pick basketball's frontrunners. But Slate.com's Mike Pesca tells NPR's Rachel Martin the interesting story is about the worst teams in the NBA, and why being bad might be a good strategy.
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Ray Rice Hearing, LeBron James Playing This Week In Sports

The baseball season is officially over and that means basketball has begun. NPR's Scott Simon talks sports with NPR's Tom Goldman.
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Despite A Royals Loss, There's Still Joy In Kansas City

Must history always be written by the victors? The Kansas City Royals may have lost in a crushing defeat, but their fans are still grateful for a season that some have said, "dropped out of the sky."
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Dispute Over Football Team Name May Head To Federal Court

Friday, Federal judge Gerald Bruce Lee heard from the Washington Redskins, a group that wants the federal court system to overturn a ruling from the United States Patent Trademark Board.
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College Football Might Not Look That Much Different Without BCS

The much-despised Bowl Championship Series is gone and in its place is the playoff fans have wanted for years. So that's the end of the controversy, right? Stefan Fatsis talks to Audie Cornish.
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Protests May Await Redskins When They Land In Minn. For Vikings Game

The owners of Washington, D.C.'s NFL franchise are facing what could be the largest protest yet against their team's name. The team plays the Vikings on Sunday in Minnesota — a state with more than 100,000 people who claim Native American ancestry.
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Thousands Protest Redskins Name Before Game In Minnesota

As Washington's football team took on the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis, Native American groups took to TCF Bank Stadium to protest what they say is an offensive team name.
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Giants Fans Rejoice After Third World Series Title In 5 Years

Some violence marred the celebration in San Francisco after the Giants beat the Kansas City Royals in this year's World Series, but the city is now gearing up for its victory parade tomorrow.
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Can Shows Like 'The McCarthys' Replace CBS' 'Thursday Night Football'?

Tonight marks the return of scripted programming on CBS after seven weeks of Thursday Night Football, including a new show, The McCarthys, that should have been left in the locker room.

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