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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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Why Are Baseball's No-Hitters No Longer Rare?

And the no-hitters keep on coming. Matt Cain pitched a perfect game for the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night. It was the fifth no-hitter in Major League Baseball this season and it's only June. Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about where Cain's performance ranks in the record books and why no-hitters, which used to be rare, are now seemingly routine.
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Thunder's Rally Falls Short As Miami Takes Game 2

The Miami Heat held off a late rally by the Oklahoma City Thunder to win 100-96, tying the series.

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