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Rafael Nadal Wins Record Eighth French Open

He beat a fellow Spaniard 6-3, 6-2, 6-3, to become the first man to win eight singles titles in the same Grand Slam tournament.

In First Game Of NBA Finals, The Heat Goes Cold

Miami loses the first game of the NBA finals, and Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mike Pesca about whether the loss left a psychological impact on Lebron James, Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade Heat.

Week In Sports: Spurs Take First Game Of NBA Finals

Weekend Edition Saturday Scott Simon talks to NPR's sports correspondent Tom Goldman about NBA star Tony Parker's spectacular performances of late, and the latest on the French Open Tennis championships.

Serena Williams Wins French Open, Clinches 16th Grand Slam

Williams beat Russia's Maria Sharapova, 6-4, 6-4 for her first win at the French Open in more than a decade.

Some Stats Give More Bounce Than Others, NBA Game Shows

Thursday night, the Miami Heat out-rebounded the San Antonio Spurs. But they lost. In fact, both teams in the finals are horrible rebounding teams. So how did they get this far? By doing other things very well. In the NBA, some statistics are more important than others.

Salt, Flies, Pickled Tongues: A Perfect Great Salt Lake Swim

Open water swimmers in Utah perform weekly marathon swims in water five times saltier than the ocean. They endure blisters, wild currents, a variety of temperatures and water that tastes "like a battery." They treasure the beautiful view and the refuge from boat traffic.