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Pacquiao Fight Raises Questions About Sports Calls

Manny Pacquiao landed punch after punch on his opponent Timothy Bradley only to suffer his first loss in seven years in a split decision. Fans and boxing experts generally agree that Pacquiao was robbed. NPR's Mike Pesca talks about the human element of making calls and judging wins in sports.
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Oklahoma City Rolls Past Miami In Game 1

The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Miami Heat 105-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
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Fencing's Father-Son Duo Hones An Olympic Dream

When they travel to London to compete in this summer's Olympics, many elite athletes will be joined by family members. But for Alexander Massialas and his father, Greg, it's different. Both of them will represent the United States — one as a coach, and the other as an athlete.
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The Language Of Baseball: In Is Out And Foul Is Fair

Why is it called a foul ball? Why not just say it's out? Commentator Frank Deford doth wonder if the language in baseball hath Shakespearean roots.
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Roger Clemens Perjury Case In The Jury's Hands

The panel of eight women and four men began deliberations late Tuesday after prosecution and defense lawyers made their final arguments in the case against the star pitcher. Clemens is accused of lying to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.

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