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Respecting The Heat In High School Sports

Growing concern over sports practices in extreme heat is changing the look of high school team workouts this summer and fall. Kojo explores new rules on when student athletes can wear full padding and when they need an ice bath to cool down.

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Let's Catch Up: U.S. Women's Basketball Blowout, And Maroney's Vault Woes

As we enter the final week of the 2012 Summer Olympics, and athletes from the United States have won a total of 60 medals. That's just behind China, at 61. We run down the morning's Olympic news.
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Bolt Defends, U.S. Men's Basketball Team In Action

Jamaican Usain Bolt won the men's 100-meter sprint at a record time of 9.63 seconds Sunday. Bolt won the event four years ago in Beijing. The U.S. men's basketball team will meet Argentina Monday.
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Jamaica's Bolt Retains Title As 'World's Fastest Man'

As he did four years ago at the Beijing Olympics, Usain Bolt won the men's 100-meter sprint. On Sunday, Bolt ran his second fastest time ever — an Olympic record — 9.63 seconds.
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Usain Bolt Is Again The 'World's Fastest Man'

As he did four years ago in Beijing, the Jamaican won the men's 100-meter sprint.
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Oscar Pistorius, The 'Blade Runner,' Misses Making Finals

The runner has artificial legs below his knees. To have made it into the semi-finals of the men's 400-meters race is amazing. But in the semis he was up against many who have faster finishes in their record books.

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