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The 'Pre-Gripe': How NCAA Seeds Its Tournaments

March Madness bracketing will begin next Sunday when the NCAA selects the top teams to compete for the championship. NPR's Mike Pesca talks with host Rachel Martin about the flaws of that process.
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Half Blind, All Baseball Pitcher

In 2006, right-handed pitcher Juan Sandoval was accidentally blinded in his right eye when he was shot as an innocent bystander. Now Sandoval is back pitching, trying out for the Tampa Bay Rays. Host Scott Simon talks with him.
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Second Claim Of Sexual Misconduct Against Former U.S. Olympic Speedskater

The former president of US Speedskating has been accused of sexual misconduct by two former skaters, who say they were in their teens at the time. Gabel has stepped down from his positions in the sport's regulatory bodies and denies there were any incidences of abuse.
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Chicago Blackhawks Continue Remarkable NHL Winning Streak

Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about the Chicago Blackhawks record in the NHL.
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Our Region's Growing Bike Culture

We're talking bike safety, rules of the road and the campaign to get more women on bikes.

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Bruce Allen: 'Redskins' Team Name Not Offensive

A Native American group is again challenging the rights of the Washington Redskins to use their team name, arguing that it is racist and disparaging.

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