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Gaining From A Bad Call: What Should Athletes Do?

When referees make bad calls, the athlete who gets the better deal generally won't make a correction. But the way the public reacts to those athletes can be different in the U.S. than it is abroad. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca.

Sports: The Refs Are Back And Who's At Bat

Host Scott Simon talks about the end of the NFL referee lockout and the end of the regular baseball season with Howard Bryant of ESPN.

Fans Cheer NFL Refs As They Return To The Field

The refs are back! After three weeks of bizarre rulings, controversy, and near player revolt, the NFL ended the referee lockout this week. The regular officials came back just in time for Thursday night's game between the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns. The regular refs returned as heroes — until they made their first blown call. Robert Siegel talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis.

After Further Review, Having Regular Refs Back Made It 'A Real NFL Game'

It was clear Thursday night that the return of the league's officials after their labor dispute restored order.

Ryder Cup: Where Golf Meets College Football

This weekend, professional golf turns into a team sport. The United States takes on Europe for the Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club outside Chicago. David Greene talks to USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan about the matchup.