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The American Pastime Fades In Popularity

As baseball declines in popularity, football continues to rise. Commentator Frank Deford reflects on the switch from baseball to football as America's favorite sport.
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Sharon Beverly's First Love? Basketball

Sharon Beverly has spent her life proving that girls have got game. She played on a professional basketball team nearly 20 years before the WNBA even started. She went on to have a prolific career as a college coach and is now the athletics director of Vassar College. Beverly speaks with host Michel Martin for Tell Me More's Wisdom Watch series.
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Giants Sweep Tigers For World Series Title

The San Francisco Giants are World Series champions, completing a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night with a 4-3 victory in 10 innings. Few expected a sweep, but then again, the Giants were a surprise team this season.
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Week In Sports: Giants Set Stage For Series Sweep

Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca for the latest on Saturday night's World Series game three, plus a curve-ball story about the latest woman to join the U.S. women's bobsledding team. She's tremendously talented and tremendously new to the sport.
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Surfer Takayama Was An Innovator In Board Design

Melissa Block and Audie Cornish remember Donald Takayama, a dominant surfer in the '60s and '70s and a giant of surfboard shaping. He died Monday at the age of 68.
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NBA Commissioner Stern Helped League Grow

Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern, who has announced he will step down in early 2014.

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