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Water Polo Goalie Hopes To 'Get It Done' In London

Water Polo teams will compete head-to-head starting this weekend at the London Olympics. As part of Tell Me More's series on the athletes you'll be watching, host Michel Martin speaks with Tumua Anae. She's a goal keeper for the U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team and shares how she's preparing for the Games.
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Let's Catch Up: Egypt Rocks Pirate Brands, And Flag-Gate

Good morning, and welcome to "Day -1" of the 2012 Summer Olympics. That NASA-like designation is due to events already having begun in the soccer competition, before Friday's Opening Ceremony. Men's soccer begins play today.
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Cheer Up Toronto, 16-0 Loss Isn't A Major League Worst

Teams have lost by even larger margins in the past. The Baltimore Orioles, for example, would probably like to just forget a 30-7 defeat in 2007.
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Quote Approval: Good Journalism Or Giving In?

It’s a fight raging among journalists: Should politicians and other sources be allowed to see articles or approve quotes before they’re published? What do you think?

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Olympic Glitch Riles North Korean Players Before Soccer Match [VIDEO]

As the North Korean players were introduced, the jumbo screen flashed the players' pictures — next to a South Korean flag.
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Ichiro Fans In Japan Scramble For Yankees Gear

Ichiro Suzuki's move from the Seattle Mariners to the New York Yankees seems to be popular with his fans back in Japan — even though they now have to dash out and buy new memorabilia with the Yankees logo to show their support.

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