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AT&T National Golf Tournament Returns To Bethesda

Tiger Woods and company return to Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. this week for the AT&T National golf tournament, which returns to the area after two years in Philadelphia.

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Alexandria Taekwondo Gym Grooms Four Olympians

Several martial artists who train in Alexandria are preparing for the trip across the pond for the 2012 Olympic Games in London; one of them, a native of Mali, is hoping to win the first ever Olympic medal for his home country. 

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Two Sarahs Make U.S. Olympic Rowing Team

We've been counting down to the London Olympics, and now we're going to meet two women in rowing. The qualifiction for women's pairs was held recently in Princeton, N.J. Sarah Hendershot and Sarah Zelenka came from behind to win a spot on the Olympic team.
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BCS Presidents Approve Football Playoff System

College football will have a four-team playoff starting in 2014. A committee of university presidents announced an agreement on a new post-season regime Tuesday.
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The Man Who Painted Sport, Bright and Beautiful

The recent death of artist LeRoy Neiman calls for remembering a man who was humble with his success, and generous with his help.
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BCS Presidents Approve Four-Team College Football Playoff

Big-time college football is headed for a playoff. On Tuesday, university presidents agreed to a four team playoff system that will result in a national champion, doing away with the BCS. All Things Considered host Melissa Block talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the move
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Ready, Set, Sail: America's Cup Back In Rhode Island

For the first time in 29 years, an America's Cup sailing event is being held in Newport, R.I., known as the "sailing capital of the world." No longer the sleepy, tactical match of yesteryear, the race now features high-tech catamarans and athletic sailors in body armor.

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