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French Open Marked By Record-Breaking

Rafael Nadal bested Novak Djokovic to win his record seventh French Open title Monday. On Saturday, Maria Sharapova took the women's title, earning a career Grand Slam — an elite achievement in the sport. Mary Carillo, an analyst with the Tennis Channel and NBC, joins Melissa Block to recap the final matches.
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Judging Controversy Dogs New Welterweight Champ

Audie Cornish talks with Kevin Iole, boxing columnist for Yahoo Sports, about the controversial scoring of the Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao boxing match in Las Vegas over the weekend.
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Nadal Wins Record Seventh French Open

The Spanish superstar had been tied with Sweden's Bjorn Borg for the most French wins. He's also now won 11 Grand Slam titles. Serbia's Novak Djokovic was trying for his fourth straight major tournament title, but came up short.
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Nadal Wins 7th French Open; NBA Finals Set To Begin

At the French Open today, Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic for his record seventh French title. Meanwhile, the NBA finals are set to start Tuesday night as the Miami Heat take on the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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An Olympic Task: Finding Good Food At The Games

Restaurants and caterers will perform their own feats of strength and endurance when the Summer Olympics get started in London next month. They'll serve about 14 million meals, but critics are already panning the menu.
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Sports Roundup: A Hot Night For Devils, Heat

The New Jersey Devils stayed alive to force a game 6, the Miami Heat won the Eastern Conference finals in Game 7 and a 7-year undefeated record for boxer Manny Pacquiao came to end Saturday. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR sports correspondent Mike Pesca about his take on the week in sports.

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