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WAMU 88.5 To Limit Use Of Washington Football Team's Name

WAMU 88.5, the NPR affiliate in Washington, D.C., plans to limit the use of the Washington football team's name in future news reports.
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Football Players In Sayreville, N.J., Charged In Sexual Assault

Seven football players at Sayreville War Memorial High School have been charged in connection with criminal sexual contact involving younger players. The state may charge them as adults.
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Nonprofit NFL Seeks Super Bowl Volunteers, Again

The NFL is looking for 10,000 volunteers for this season's Super Bowl. Commentator Frank Deford thinks other causes are more deserving.
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Lots Of Baseball And A Little Soccer: The Week In Sports

NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Tom Goldman talk baseball playoffs. Last night, the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles in the 10th inning, the team's fourth extra-inning playoff game.
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Landon Donovan Makes An Emotional, If Slightly Awkward Farewell

Although he was cut from the roster for the World Cup this summer, the retiring soccer legend got a grand send-off in his final game with the U.S. team.
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Landon Donovan Will Leave Indelible Mark On American Soccer

Landon Donovan will play his last game with the U.S. men's soccer league on Friday. He is the all-time leader for assists and goals in Major League Soccer.
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Former Texas Cheerleader Behind 'Hook 'Em Horns' Dies At 78

At a pep rally in 1955, Harley Clark displayed his index and pinky fingers extended, with his two middle fingers tucked under his thumb.
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Play, Ball: A Theatrical Look At The 'Beauty And Brutality' Of Football

In the new play Colossal, a former football player, paralyzed after taking a bad hit during a game, reflects on his glory days and his struggles as a gay man in the macho culture of football.
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Deford: A New Sports Talk Show By Women, But Will People Watch?

Women are everywhere in sports — coaches, executives, athletes and reporters. Commentator Frank Deford wonders why there's still low viewership for women's sports on TV.
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Cardinals And Giants Advance To NLCS, Will Play Each Other Saturday

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the LA Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nations 3-2. The Cardinals and Giants will meet in the National League Championship Series.

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