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By Coming Out, Has Jason Collins Changed The Game?

A lot of people have called basketball player Jason Collins a hero for coming out as the first openly gay male athlete in a major American sport. But the Barbershop guys ask if it's heroism or hype.
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Majority of Americans Don't Think Redskins Should Change Name

A majority of Americans polled don't think the Washington Redskins should change their team name.

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Crunching The Numbers On Blacks' Views On Gays

When the veteran NBA player Jason Collins came out, an old narrative about black antigay sentiment was resurrected. But is it true?
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Competition For Athletic Fields And Facilities

With growing numbers of children and adults joining sports leagues, the competition for a place to play is fierce. Kojo explores local efforts to share limited field space among leagues, schools and the public.

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Competition For Athletic Fields And Facilities

With growing numbers of children and adults joining sports leagues, the competition for a place to play is fierce. Kojo explores local efforts to share limited field space among leagues, schools and the public.

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Metro To Offer Extended Service For Capitals Playoff Games

Capitals fans looking to rock the Red Line after home playoff games in the coming days will see service extended after midnight.

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NBA Playoffs Limp On, Another Star Player Injured

Tuesday night, forward Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers became the latest star to go down with an injury. The Memphis Grizzlies took advantage of Griffin's absence and beat the Clippers 103-93 to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.
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Security Ramped Up At Preakness Following Boston Attacks

The tens of thousands who turn out to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore this month will be subject to more stringent security measures than in years passed.

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D.C. Council Member Wants Redskins to Change Name

A D.C. legislator is pushing for the Washington Redskins to change their controversial team name.

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