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Cabrera's Stunning Summer

The Tigers Miguel Cabrera has 30 home runs and at least 90 RBI, and it's not even All Star Break yet. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to NPR's sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the MLB record-setter.
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As Zimmerman Trial Goes To Jury, How Would The Barbershop Rule?

The barbershop guys talk about the George Zimmerman trial, and weigh in on Jay-Z's latest album, Magna Carta... Holy Grail. Host Michel Martin talks with law professor Paul Butler, sports writer Pablo Torre, Bostonian Neil Minkoff and culture critic Jimi Izrael.
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Camp Seeks To Bring America's Favorite Pastime To D.C. Kids

Baseball camps are bringing baseball to kids in D.C.'s poorest neighborhoods... often for the very first time.

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That Blows: Cricket's Trumpet-Playing Super-Fan Silenced

Music is a staple at sporting venues around the world (think singing, brass bands, even cowbells). And Billy Cooper's trumpet has been a steady fixture at England's cricketing contests. But not at Trent Bridge, where England faces Australia. The ground doesn't allow instruments. Not everyone's happy. Top cricketers and the media are piping in.
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Former NFL Player Sues Redskins For Career-Ending Injury

Former NFL linebacker Barrett Green says that a career-ending injury was caused by a Washington Redskins player ordered to injure opponents.

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Britain's Own Andy Murray Wins Men's Title At Wimbledon

British tennis player Andy Murray won Wimbledon in straight sets on Sunday. It's the first time in 77 years that the U.K. has had one of its own players win the grass court grand slam. David Greene talks to journalist Simon Cambers, who covered Wimbledon for The Guardian newspaper.
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Murray Beats Djokovic To Win Men's Title At Wimbledon

Andy Murray broke Britain's more than seven decade men's title drought Sunday, beating top seed Novak Djokovic in straight sets.
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BBC, Radio Announcer Apologize To Wimbledon Champ Bartoli

Remarks about the 2013 Wimbledon champion's appearance angered many listeners. France's Marion Bartoli beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-1 6-4 Saturday, winning her first major tournament.
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Stevens Leaves Butler To Coach Boston Celtics

Brad Stevens, coach of the Butler Bulldogs men's college basketball team, is headed for a bigger stage and bigger bucks in the NBA. NPR's Mike Pesca talks with Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin about why Stevens is a coach with indisputable, quantifiable worth.
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France's Marion Bartoli Wins Women's Title At Wimbledon

It's the first "Grand Slam" title for Bartoli, who defeated Germany's Sabine Lisicki in straight sets. The men's final on Sunday matches Novak Djokovic of Serbia against Scotland's Andy Murray.

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