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'Deacon' Jones, The NFL's Original Sackmaster, Dies

As a defensive lineman with the Los Angeles Rams in the '60s, Jones was one of the "fearsome foursome." He's also credited with coining the word "sack" for what's done to a quarterback when he's tackled behind the line of scrimmage. Jones is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

VIDEO: Yankees And Red Sox Flinch As Lightning Strikes

During a rain delay at Yankee Stadium, some players were in their dugouts when there was an especially loud clap of thunder. That sent them scurrying.

3 Fresh Faces Usher In New WNBA Season

This year's Women's National Basketball Association season has the top three players making their league debuts. The talented class includes Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins and Brittney Griner.

Barrier-Breaking Surfer's Legacy A Reminder Of Work To Do

African-American and Mexican, Nick Gabaldon carved a path for surfers of color. He died in 1951, but access to surfing can still be limited.

Sports Chat: NBA, NHL Zero In On Finals Matches

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mike Pesca about the week in sports.

Week In Sports: Who Will Face The Spurs For The NBA Title?

ESPN sports commentator Howard Bryant talks to Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon about the week's top sports stories, including the NBA conference finals, the NHL, and Serena Williams' dominance at the French Open tennis championships.