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For Olympic Soccer Forward, Attitude is Everything

Sydney Leroux has been called one of the most dangerous forwards at her level. This year, she has played in nine games and scored seven goals — five in one game. Host Michel Martin speaks with Leroux about her passion for soccer and her hopes for the Olympics.

For Opening Ceremonies, An Olympic Secret Is Hard To Keep

With the London 2012 Opening Ceremony just days away, armies of costumed performers are rehearsing in Olympic Park. They offer clues to the big show, which organizers are trying to keep under wraps.

Watch The London Olympics Online: A Guide To Web Video And Mobile Apps

If you love to watch the Olympics, this is your year: NBC is pumping out more than 5,500 hours of video to your TV and digital devices. But how do you go about watching online, or on your phone or tablet? Here's a guide to the offerings, and how you can access them.

VIDEO: After Trade, Ichiro Says Sayonara To Seattle With Hit As A Yankee

Ichiro Suzuki was the face of the Seattle franchise since coming to the team from Japan in 2001. Monday, he was traded to the Yankees — who were in Seattle to play the Mariners. After a bow to the crowd, Ichiro stroked a hit for his new team.

Are Penn State Penalties Too Tough?

The campus and community around Penn State University are coming to grips with severe penalties against the school and its football program. The NCAA imposed sanctions for what it called the school leadership's "tragic" failure to respond to child sexual abuse charges against a former assistant football coach. But some in State College say the penalties might have gone too far.

In Penn State Fallout, Other Sports At Risk

Steve Inskeep talks to Don Van Natta Jr., a senior writer for ESPN, about the NCAA's sanctions against Penn State University.