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The Art Of The Free Throw

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the art of the free throw and whether there's a place for accuracy in sports.
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NHL Players Aren't The Only Ones Locked Out

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin speaks with Bob McDonald, who sings the national anthem at Washington Capitals games in D.C. His 20th year with the team was spoiled this season by the NHL lockout.
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All Heisman Finalists Were Surprise Contenders

On Saturday night the Heisman Trophy will be awarded to the top individual player in college football. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks with Audie Cornish about who is up for the award. They also talk about bowl games, coaching woes, and collegiate realignment.
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Mind And Body: Head Injuries And What New Research Means For Football

For our series “Mind and Body”, Diane and her guests discuss the latest science on head injuries and how to best protect players.

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Manhood, Football And Tragedy

Funeral services were held for Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins this week. Belcher fatally shot Perkins before killing himself in front of his coach. The Barbershop guys weigh in on the tragedy and whether it says something larger about the culture of professional sports.

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