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101-Year-Old 'Turbaned Tornado' Retires From Running

Fauja Singh, who completed a marathon at the age of 100, participated in his last race Sunday. He finished the 6.2-mile course in Hong Kong in 1 hour, 32 minutes and 28 seconds.

The Media Frenzy Surrounding Oscar Pistorius

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in their Pretoria home. The trial has set off a media frenzy and the coverage varies widely around the globe and in sports publications.

Jimmie Johnson Wins Daytona 500 For 2nd Time

Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson reclaimed his spot at the top with a late push in Sunday's race. Danica Patrick was the first woman to start from the pole, but she went on to finish eighth.

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.

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.

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.