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Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Daytona 500; Danica Patrick Makes History Of Her Own

Jimmie Johnson has won the Daytona 500, one day after crash during a race there injured fans. Danica Patrick, who was hoping to make history by winning, finished eighth. However, she managed to become the first woman in history to lead laps at the NASCAR race.
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NASCAR Crash Sends Car Debris Into The Stands At Daytona

More than two dozen fans were injured after a multi-car crash at the end of Saturday's race. A car slammed into — and partially went through — the fence and into the stands.
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Week In Sports: The NFL Begins Hunt For New Talent

Scouting began this week, and in the spirit of evaluation, Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea takes an abbreviated Wunderlic test. Plus, NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman chats with the infamous Pete Rose about being erased from this year's set of baseball cards.
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DOJ Joins Whistleblower Case Against Lance Armstrong

Melissa Block talks to Mike Pesca about the Daytona 500 and the Justice Department joining a whistleblower lawsuit against Lance Armstrong.
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Pistorius Granted Bail After Prosecution Is Criticized For Sloppy Case

A South African magistrate on Friday approved bail for Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in the run-up to his trial on charges of premeditated murder in the killing of his girlfriend.

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