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Cameron Apologizes For 1989 U.K. Sporting Disaster

More than 20 years after Britain's worst sporting disaster, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that there was a police and media conspiracy to blacken the names of the victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. After summing up the blistering conclusions reached by an independent panel, Cameron apologized to the families of the 96 victims — Liverpool soccer fans who had come to Sheffield's Hillsborough stadium to watch their team play.
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Who's In The Hunt For Baseball Playoffs?

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the final weeks of baseball's regular season. There are some surprising teams in the hunt for the playoffs this year.
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NFL's West Coast Teams Have An Edge: The Sandman

When NFL teams from the East Coast play teams from the West Coast, the outcome might depend on what time of day the game starts. And if you're a gambler, the West Coast players could have enough of an edge to make you consider betting on them.
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Andy Murray Wins His First Grand Slam

In a five-set match Monday, Andy Murray fended off Novak Djokovic to win the U.S. Open, his first Grand Slam title.
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Same-Sex Marriage Debate Collides With NFL

Melissa Block talks to Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine, about how the issue of same-sex marriage has collided with the NFL.
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Tough Mudder Organizers Offer Refunds

Organizers of the Tough Mudder 12-mile race will offer refunds to participants due to the event being cut short over the weekend.

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