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Fake It Till You Make It, Then Come Clean: A Sportscaster's Big Break

How do you become a sportscaster when you've never done it before? Adrián García Márquez, now La Voz De Los Lakers, faked a demo tape with the help of a Sega console and FIFA '95.
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Phoenix Suns' Two Sets Of Brothers Redefine Sibling Rivalry

Last month, the NBA's Suns made history when for the first time, two sets of brothers played for the same team at the same time. One set of siblings competes with each other, while the other supports.
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Basketball's All-Star Weekend Kicks Off

It's NBA All-Star weekend and NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.com for the latest in basketball.
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3-Point Shooting Contest Recommended To Watch During All-Star Break

The NBA is taking taking a break from the regular season for the All-Star Game, which will be played in New York on Sunday. At this point, the league's best teams are in the Western Conference.
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Tiger Woods Steps Away From Golf Amid Terrible Season

Woods is currently ranked 62nd in the world, which is his lowest since joining the PGA tour nearly 20 years ago. Robert Siegel talks to Ron Sirak, a senior writer for Golf Digest.
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Meet The Ladies Of D.C.'s Ultimate Frisbee Championship-Winning Team

Ultimate Frisbee isn't just a hobby for the ladies of Scandal — the District's women's team — as they have traveled the country and the world, twice nabbing the national championship title.

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Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian Remembered As Successful, Controversial

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died. He was 84. Tarkanian was known as an innovator who challenged convention — both on an off the court.
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Chicago Little League Team Stripped Of U.S. Championship

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League team — that was lauded for their play and sportsmanship, even honored at the White House — has been stripped of their U.S. championship title. On Wednesday, league officials said adult mangers of the team cheated by skirting fair play rules that require all players to live inside the same geographical boundaries.
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'The Shark' Has Died: Coach Jerry Tarkanian Was 84

Famous for his ever-present white towel and what seemed to be a perpetually worried expression, former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died.
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Little League Strips Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Of U.S. Title

Little League International said the team violated residency rules. The U.S. championship has been awarded to Mountain Ridge Little League from Las Vegas.

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