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Miami Takes The Lead In NBA Finals With Oklahoma

The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday night, to take a two-games-to-one lead in the NBA Finals. LeBron James showed no sign of letting this one get away. He had 29 points and 14 rebounds.
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Simpson Wins U.S. Open, His First Major Title

Webb Simpson saved par on the hilly 18th hole with a chip from the rough to about 4 feet, closing with a 2-under 68 to hold off Graeme McDowell and Michael Thompson in a foggy final round at The Olympic Club on Sunday. Simpson finished at 1-over 281. Linda Wertheimer talks to USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan.
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Sync Or Swim: Olympic Duet Practices Togetherness

Only two members of the U.S. synchronized swimming team are going to London for this summer's Olympics. The pairing is fairly recent — they even used to be rivals — but some of their competitors have been swimming together since childhood.
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Relishing The Heat, Never Cowering From Thunder

NPR's Mike Pesca talks to host Rachel Martin from Miami, where he's covering the NBA finals. The series is 1-1, and now it moves from Oklahoma City, where the Thunder had home court advantage over to Miami, for the next three games.
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Racism Fears Hinder Soccer Tourney's Unity Message

The European soccer championship is taking place for the first time in former East Bloc countries Ukraine and Poland. The tournament is supposed to highlight Europe's post-Cold War unity, but the age-old plagues of racism and nationalism persist.
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NBA Finals Are On And No-Hitters Are Hot

Host Scott Simon talks sports with ESPN's Howard Bryant about whether this is LeBron James' make-or-break moment and no-hitters in baseball.

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