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Tim Tebow Cut By NFL's Jets

,In two years he's gone from being the hottest name in the NFL to being out of a job. He's had problems passing the ball. Experts say that if he would accept a different role, perhaps as a running back, Tebow might be able to land with another team. But he reportedly still wants to be a quarterback.

The NFL Draft: Football's Dog And Pony Show

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about how the NFL draft is not sports or news; it's entertainment. Plus a curve ball about how the Oklahoma City Thunder get their fans to color-coordinate their clothes.

Week In Sports: NBA's Oklahoma Loses Star Player To Injury

There were big NBA playoff games Friday night, plus a potentially game-changing injury for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to NPR's Tom Goldman for the sports news of the week.

Big Night For Big Men In Round 1 Of NFL Draft

Last year, quarterbacks were the big story. This year, it's huge guys who block and tackle. Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher was the No. 1 pick. He's going to the Kansas City Chiefs.
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D.C. Runners Feel Effects Of Area's Poor Air Quality

The American Lung Association gave the District a failing grade for air quality this year, which some runners say reflects what they feel when out pounding the pavement.

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D.C. Realigns Divisions For High School Football

In order to make for some more competitive high school football, DCPS is ditching geographical divisions in favor of grouping schools by competitiveness.


Armstrong 'Unjustly Enriched' Self, Justice Department Says

The department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the disgraced cyclist who earned millions through his sponsorship with the U.S. Postal Service. According to The Associated Press, Armstrong's attorney called the government's complaint "opportunistic, and insincere."

Routine On U.S. Racetracks, Horse Doping Is Banned In Europe

The Americans and the Europeans have different approaches to horse racing, and one key split is over the question of doping. While many drugs are allowed in the U.S., they are banned in European racing.