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Competition For Green Jacket Begins In Augusta

Steve Inskeep talks to Christine Brennan, a columnist for USA Today, for a preview of the Masters golf tournament. For the time being, play is being overshadowed by the issue of should women be allowed to join the exclusive all-male club.
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Howard University Suspends Athletes For Possible Violation

Howard University has announced that they have temporarily suspended some intercollegiate athletics programs, pending a review of a potential NCAA rule violation.

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WNBA President Bringing Lessons From Girl Scouts

Before heading the WNBA, Laurel Richie worked with the Girl Scouts of America and was named one of Ebony magazine's Power 100 list. She says, you shouldn't worry about female athletes behaving badly in her league. Host Michel Martin speaks with WNBA president Laurel Richie ahead of the season tip-off.
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Baylor Women Are Perfectly Great; Finish Season 40-0, Win NCAA Title

Led by superstar Brittney Griner, the Lady Bears beat Notre Dame 80-61. Baylor is the first basketball team in NCAA history — men's or women's — to win 40 games in one season. And the team did it without losing any.
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Baylor Women Beat Notre Dame 80-61 For NCAA Title

The Baylor University women's basketball team capped an undefeated and unprecedented 40-win season Tuesday night with a resounding 80-61 win over Notre Dame in the NCAA championship game. The Bears were led by their 6-foot-8 national player of the year Brittney Griner, who had 26 points
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U.S. Rhythmic Gymnastics Star Readies For London

Julie Zetlin is the United States' top-ranked rhythmic gymnast; she has already qualified to compete in London. And while she wants a medal from the Summer Olympics, she also wants Americans to take her sport seriously.

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