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Sandusky's Scandal Still Rocking Penn State

Melissa Block talks to Penn State associate dean Marie Hardin about how the school's campus culture has changed as a result of the Sandusky trial and the university investigation.
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Playing to Win: The D.C. Sled Sharks (Originally broadcast December 9, 2011)

We head out on the ice with the D.C. Sled Sharks: a hockey team for kids who play hard, love to win and just happen to use a wheelchair.

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Paterno, Others Slammed In Report For Failing To Protect Sandusky's Victims

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh and his team of investigators allege that the legendary football coach and other leaders at the school "failed to take any steps" for 14 years to help the young boys who were sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky.
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Nats' Winning Ways A Boon For Business

A rising tide raises all boats, as the saying goes, and a first place Washington Nationals team has been a boon for businesses located near Nats Park servicing the crowds of enthusiastic fans.

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'I'll Have Another' Had Injuries Long Before Belmont

Melissa Block talks with Joe Drape of The New York Times about his coverage of horse racing. He says the Triple Crown contender "I'll Have Another" had prior medical problems long before it was forced to drop out of the Belmont Stakes.
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Holy Cow! Family Finds Baseball Card Collection That May Fetch $3 Million

Stored away in an Ohio attic for about 100 years, the rare cards are in mint condition. Among the players: Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb and Connie Mack. Now, 20 cousins will share the windfall.
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Phillies' Ballpark Offers Best Vegetarian Delights

They may not be having a great season on the baseball diamond, but the Philadelphia Phillies are in first place with the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA says Citizens Bank Park has the best vegetarian choices.
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National League Wins Baseball's All-Star Game 8-0

Major League Baseball's 83rd All-Star Game wrapped up Tuesday night in Kansas City, Missouri. The National League trounced the American league in an 8-0 blowout, with impressive performances by some San Francisco Giants. Melky Cabrera of the Giants hit the game's only home run and took home the MVP Award.

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