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Argentina Ditch Dutch On The Way To World Cup Final

Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in penalty kicks in their World Cup semifinal. The two sides were 0-0 at the end of extra time. Argentina plays Germany in the final on Sunday.
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NFL Players Association Still Not Satisfied By Concussion Settlement

A federal judge gave preliminary approval to a concussion settlement involving thousands of former NFL players. Host Michel Martin learns more about what it could mean for players and the game.
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After A Bad Bike Crash, Lessons In Limits And Love

In a guest commentary, Tell Me More producer and road cyclist Amy Ta says she didn't believe in limits until she pushed her body too far.
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Flop Life: What If We All Acted Like We Were In The World Cup?

A new parody video depicts people gently bumping into one another in normal settings such as cafes and groceries — but with calamitous results.
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Defending Tour De France Champ Froome Quits Race

After falling twice in treacherous conditions on today's stage of the bicycle race, Chris Froome is forced to abandon his quest to repeat last year's victory.
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Brazil Reels From Thrashing That Bounced It From World Cup

To say Brazil's 7-1 loss to Germany stunned the host country would risk giving the impression that its fans aren't feeling intense pain at this defeat.
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Brazil Wakes Up To Find Tuesday's Nightmare Was Not A Dream

Host country Brazil was eliminated from the World Cup in epic fashion: Germany defeated Brazil 7-1 during the semifinal match. Brazilians are wondering how their beloved team could be so pulverized.
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Brazilians Lick Wounds After World Cup Loss To Germany

Brazil is out of soccer's championship series, suffering its worst defeat ever in a World Cup game. Brazil lost to Germany 7-1, and the reaction was one of stunned disbelief.
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A Golf Prodigy Grows Up, And Goes All The Way To The Top

Child actors are infamous for burning out young. Not so for child athletes, says commentator Frank Deford. Michelle Wie, the 24-year-old golfer, may now be the best-known golfer in the world.
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The Collective Anguish Of The Brazilian Defeat

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro watched Brazil's World Cup semifinal against Germany in a bar in Sao Paulo. She speaks to Robert Siegel about the game and the devastation it sowed among Brazilian fans.

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