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The Road To London Is Paved With Olympic Gaffes

The road to any big event, be it a family reunion, a graduation, or the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, is often pockmarked with screw-ups, flubs, and insensitive oversights. Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish catalog a few of the gaffes leading up to the London games, including torch flame-outs, missing hurdles, and the resurrection of the apartheid-era South African anthem.
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Lebron James Shines In NBA Playoffs

Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about the NBA playoffs.
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I Will Not Have Another: Derby Winner To Retire

There will be no Triple Crown winning this year. Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner "I'll Have Another" has been pulled from Saturday's Belmont Stakes. Audie Cornish talks with Mike Pesca about Friday's announcement that the horse is being retired.
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Summer Soccer Intrigue

Local soccer fans will be devising creative excuses at work this month, playing hookie to watch the European soccer championships.

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'I'll Have Another' Scratched From Belmont, Won't Race For Triple Crown

The colt's owner said an injury has ended I'll Have Another's racing career.
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Soccer In Ukraine Brings Fans, Fear Of AIDS

Male soccer fans are descending on Ukraine and Poland for the European soccer championships. Ukraine has the continent's highest rate of AIDS, and health experts fear the influx of men and the availability of prostitutes might result in a wave of new infections.

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