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Augusta National to Add First Two Female Members

For the first time in its 80-year history, the Augusta National Gold Club has admitted women to become members. The home of the Masters says former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be one of two women admitted.
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Giant Cabrera Used Fake Website To Bolster Defense

San Francisco Giant Melky Cabrera is serving a 50-game suspension after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Over the weekend, the New York Daily News reported that Cabrera had set up a fake website to bolster a story that he didn't know what he was taking. All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the story.
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Soccer Goes International In D.C.

Soccer is much more than a pick-up game for this international group of players in D.C.

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Famed Augusta National Golf Club Adds First 2 Female Members

The home of the Masters invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore to join. Both accepted. Augusta's refusal to let women join has long been controversial.
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Hoops Sagrado Scores High With Local Youth

In Adams Morgan, a tight-knit group of basketball players support one another — and mentor the next generation.

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In Baseball, Managers Come And Go

NPR's Mike Pesca talks sports with Weekend Edition Sunday guest host Linda Wertheimer. This week he'll explain why the Red Sox's Bobby Valentine exemplifies how baseball managers are more interchangeable than head coaches in other sports. Plus, the latest on an intercontinental cricket scandal.
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Soccer Star Hope Solo On Loving Lost Parents

She's regarded as one of the best goalies in the world, and also as an outspoken player who doesn't mince words. In her newly-released autobiography, Solo discusses her passion for the game and talks about a mother and father who helped her succeed even as they faltered.
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Preparing For The 2012 Paralympic Games In London

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon shares the latest news from London, in the U.K., where athletes and their supporters are limbering up for the Paralympic Games.

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