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Djokovic, Sharapova Top Seeds At Wimbledon

Action begins Monday in the Wimbledon tennis championships in London. John Wertheim of Sports Illustrated talks to Steve Inskeep about the most prestigious tournament in tennis. Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova are the top seeds.
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In Sports, Fans Love To Hate

LeBron James gets his title: Will he be hated more or less? Guest host David Greene speaks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the Heat's success and the Chicago Cubs' "love for the game," lacking success.
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In Sports Opportunities, Women Still Lag

Title IX has been credited with opening competitive sports to millions of American girls and women. Host Scott Simon talks with three-time Olympic gold medalist-turned law professor Nancy Hogshead-Makar about the law's impact. Hogshead-Makar teaches federal gender-equity law at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville.
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Sports: The Heat's Glow, Olympics And Title IX

LeBron James basks in the Heat's championship, but where will the team go next? If they need tips on keeping momentum, they can check out the Olympic track and field trials. Host Scott Simon also talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about a big milestone for Title IX and women in sports.
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Soccer Fails To Give Greeks Much-Needed Boost

The soccer game between Greece and Germany in Poland Friday was always about more than just sport. There's a lot of friction between these two nations, thanks to the eurozone crisis. Plus, NPR's Philip Reeves reports, this was a crucial game: The winner goes through to the semifinals of the European Championship.

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