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Ugandan Team Is Africa's First In Little League Series

Melissa Block talks with Jay Shapiro, a documentary filmmaker who's been following the Ugandan Little League baseball for three years. This year, Uganda made it to the Little League World Series for the first time, becoming the first team from Africa to ever play in the World Series. Shapiro talks about what their participation means for the sport, the country, and more broadly, Africa.
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MLB's Drug Program Catches More Players Doping

Audie Cornish speaks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about some news regarding the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was given a 50 game suspension for testing positive for testosterone.
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Barrio Basketball In El Paso, Texas

For just $1, the Basketball in the Barrio camp teaches kids crossover dribbling, along with peace and harmony.
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Lance Armstrong's Seven Tour De France Titles Are Effectively Gone

His decision to no longer contest doping charges means his records should be "obliterated," the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency says.
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Comeback Kid: Brian Baker Rocks Tennis World

Brian Baker, 27, is a tennis player from Nashville, Tenn., who's had a Disney-like comeback season after being out of the sport for seven years with injuries. Baker started the season as 458th in the world. He's now 79th after making it to Wimbledon's fourth round. Now, Baker will be playing in his first U.S. Open since 2005.
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Armstrong To Be Stripped Of Cycling Records

Lance Armstrong says he will no longer fight doping charges. The seven-time Tour de France winner said he was tired of fighting "outlandish and heinous" accusations of drug use. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said it will strip Armstrong of his titles and ban him for life.

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