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Female Golfer Seeks To Roundup Titles

At this week's Women's British open, Inbee Park is trying to be the first golfer, man or woman, to win all four Grand Slam titles in one year. So far, she's had a rough time. She's fallen to the middle of the pack on the leaderboard through two rounds. Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis for an update.
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Barbershop Guys Take A Swing At Sports Controversies

The NFL slapped Philadelphia Eagle Riley Cooper on the wrist for an offensive slur he made off the field. But will his fellow players let him off so easily? The Barbershop guys weigh in on that and other sporting news.
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Nepal To Clamp Down On Everest Expeditions

The government says it will more closely scrutinize climbing teams following an embarrassing brawl this year between European climbers and their Sherpa guides.
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Giant Lion May Be King Of All Football Field Logos

A newly outsized logo is part of a Texas college's broader plan to change the fortunes of its football team. The Lions of Texas A&M University-Commerce won only a single game last year.
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Glacier Helps U.S. Ski Team Drift Ahead Of Competition

The U.S. cross-country ski team is in the best position to win an Olympic medal in more than a quarter century. Its secret weapon? A pristine glacier — only accessible by helicopter — in the mountains high above Anchorage. It allows the skiers to train on snow throughout the summer.
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Quarterback Controveries Plague Numerous NFL Teams

The New York Jets are one of many teams with a quarterback controversy headed into the new season. But in New York, it seems that controversy attaches itself to everything the Jets do. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath reflects on the difficulties of leading the Jets.
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Golfer Inbee Park Tries For Fourth Major Win In A Year

Inbee Park could become the first golfer, man or woman, to win four consecutive majors in a calendar year if she snags the Women's British Open title this weekend.
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For One Seniors Basketball Team, The Game Never Gets Old

At the National Senior Games, the women who make up She-Ca-Go, a team in the 75-to-79 age division, are still in it for the camaraderie and competition. The games finish a two-week run in Cleveland on Thursday.
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Announcer-Free TV? Detroit's Baseball Fans Say Yes, Please

The only voices in a TV broadcast of last night's game between the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals came from the field and the stands. FOX Sports Detroit offered fans "Natural Sounds at Comerica Park" as an alternative to its regular telecast.
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Pickleball, Anyone? Senior Athletes Play New Games And Old

The National Senior Games taking place in Cleveland have some sports in common with the Summer Olympics, like track and field, basketball and swimming. There's also shuffleboard and horseshoes. And this year, there's a new sport, pickleball — a tennis/pingpong/whiffle ball hybrid — that's growing fast.

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