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U.S. Shot Putter Awarded Gold, Years After 2004 Olympics

U.S. shot putter Adam Nelson has been awarded a gold medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics, after his rival at those games, Yuriy Bilonoh of Ukraine, was stripped of the victory last December for violating doping rules. International sporting officials formally made the change Thursday.

Paterno Family Sues NCAA To Reverse Sandusky Sanctions

The family of late football coach Joe Paterno says it will file a lawsuit in Pennsylvania today, seeking the reversal of NCAA sanctions against Penn State that resulted from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Blackhawks Beat Wings, Will Meet Kings In NHL Conference Final

The Chicago Blackhawks were on the verge of elimination from the National Hockey League playoffs. But in overtime Wednesday night, they came back to beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in Game 7 of their second-round playoff series.

Did Rutgers Athletic Director Cross The Line?

Host Michel Martin continues her conversation with the women writers and commentators of the Beauty Shop. They turn to allegations that Rutgers University's new athletic director verbally abused her team. NPR's Jennifer Ludden, Time Magazine's Rana Foroohar, and policy analyst Michelle Bernard join in on the conversation.

One More Swing: 'Casey At The Bat'

Frank Deford puts aside his gripes this week to pay tribute to the poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, first published in the San Francisco Examiner 125 years ago June 3.