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Hoops, Hockey Championships Still Undecided

Weekend Edition Saturday Host Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about sports. This week-- hockey's Stanley Cup finals are under way, and after a thrilling three-overtime first game, the Chicago Blackhawks lead the Boston Bruins one game to none. Plus, can the San Antonio Spurs find a way to put down the Miami Heat and win the NBA Championship?
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Kanye: 'Complete Awesomeness' Or Completely Overrated?

Rapper Kanye West drops a new album next week. But a New York Times interview has left some people asking whether the self-proclaimed 'Louis Vuitton Don' is a musical genius, a bizarre narcissist, or a bit of both? Host Michel Martin checks-in with the Barbershop guys.
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Game 4 Of The NBA Finals A Moment Of Truth For Lebron James

Game 4 of the NBA finals is Thursday night in San Antonio. The Miami Heat now trail the San Antonio Spurs and their star player is struggling. Lebron James is arguably the best player in basketball, but he hasn't cracked 20 points in any of the three previous games. San Antonio's defense has at times made him look indecisive.
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Will Rain-Disrupted U.S. Open Be Too Easy Or Hard As Ever?

Conventional wisdom is that soggy greens will make it easier for player. But past Open champ Johnny Miller says that's just not right. He also thinks the Merion Golf Club course is going to prove to be much harder than players expect.
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NHL Finals: After 3 OTs, Chicago Beats Boston In Game 1

The Chicago Blackhawks have beaten the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. Chicago won 4-3 in a game that went into triple overtimes. It was the fifth-longest Stanley Cup finals game in history.
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Stormy Weather Makes For Soggy U.S. Open

The U.S. Open golf tournament gets underway Thursday near Philadelphia. Several inches of rain have soaked the course since last Friday. To preview the tournament, Linda Wertheimer talks to Christine Brennnan, a sports columnist for USA Today.

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