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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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Week In Sports: The Nationals And Steven Strasbourg

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon speaks with Howard Bryant about sports this week and the Nationals' plans for star pitcher Steven Strasbourg.
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Dew Tour In Ocean City Expected To Shatter Attendance Record

With a bigger, more spectacular beach-side venue to show off their extreme sports prowess, organizers are expecting this year's Dew Tour to crush the attendance record set last year.

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Former Georgia Coach Charged In Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission says former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan used his influence to get high-profile college coaches and former players to invest $80 million into a Ponzi scheme. Donnan has denied the allegations

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