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Half Blind, All Baseball Pitcher

In 2006, right-handed pitcher Juan Sandoval was accidentally blinded in his right eye when he was shot as an innocent bystander. Now Sandoval is back pitching, trying out for the Tampa Bay Rays. Host Scott Simon talks with him.
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Second Claim Of Sexual Misconduct Against Former U.S. Olympic Speedskater

The former president of US Speedskating has been accused of sexual misconduct by two former skaters, who say they were in their teens at the time. Gabel has stepped down from his positions in the sport's regulatory bodies and denies there were any incidences of abuse.
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Chicago Blackhawks Continue Remarkable NHL Winning Streak

Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about the Chicago Blackhawks record in the NHL.
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Our Region's Growing Bike Culture

We're talking bike safety, rules of the road and the campaign to get more women on bikes.

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Bruce Allen: 'Redskins' Team Name Not Offensive

A Native American group is again challenging the rights of the Washington Redskins to use their team name, arguing that it is racist and disparaging.

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Trademark Board Hears Challenge To 'Redskins' Team Name

A group of Native Americans says the NFL's Washington Redskins should not be allowed to trademark the team name, which they say is offensive. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, part of the U.S. Patent Office, heard the case Thursday.
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In The Iditarod Race, 'Pee Pants' Get An Endurance Test

It will take more than a week for Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which began Saturday, to cover nearly 1,000 miles. But every minute counts — and several mushers are trying out special pants that allow them to race without stopping for bathroom breaks.

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