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After Braun's Suspension, Is A-Rod Next At Bat?

Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun has accepted a 65-game suspension because of the evidence linking him to a Miami-area clinic that allegedly sold performance-enhancing drugs. The Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and other players have also been tied to that clinic.
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Brewers' Braun Suspended For Season

Major League Baseball has announced it is suspending Ryan Braun for the rest of the season. The league said the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder violated its drug policies. Braun, who won't appeal, is one of several stars tied to an anti-aging clinic in Miami that the league is investigating. NPR's Mike Pesca talks to Renee Montagne about the latest.
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MLB Suspends Brewers Star Ryan Braun

Major League Baseball announced Monday it is suspending Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun for the rest of the season for violating doping policy. Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the move.
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Offseason Arrests Raise Questions For NFL

There have been over 40 arrests of players since the NFL regular season ended, most notably Aaron Hernandez's murder charge. Whether a problem exists in pro football is still in question, but the NFL already has programs designed to help athletes with off-the-field issues.
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The 100th Tour De France Wraps Up With A Win For The British

Organizers feared this year's Tour de France wouldn't generate the excitement of previous years, but viewership was up and there's been a lot of excitement generated by the win of a British cyclist for the second year in a row.
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British Bask In Summer Of Sporting Triumphs

Titles at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and the Tour de France are just a taste of what British sports fans have been waiting a long time to experience.
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Lanky Pitcher Towers Over All-Star Game

The White Sox's Chris Sale's crazy delivery stood out among All-Stars last week. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about Sale's chance of injury.
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Baseball Enters Second-Half Stretch

With the All Star game over, winning teams begin to dominate the game in the second half of the season. Weekend Edition Saturday host Linda Wertheimer talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine for the latest of the biggest sport of the moment.
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Tour De France Racers Want To Leave Shadow Of Doping Behind

The Tour de France reaches its conclusion on Sunday. This year, angry competitors said they were sick of riding under the cloud of dopers from the 1990s and 2000s. The current race appears to be dope-free, but one can't be sure about that yet.
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Talk Of Boycotting Russian Olympics Stirs Emotions

There have been suggestions that if Russia grants asylum to "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden, the U.S. should respond by not sending athletes to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. But others say that just sends the wrong message and punishes only the athletes.

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