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After Short Season, NBA Playoffs Begin In Earnest

After a compressed National Basketball season due to a labor lockout, the playoffs have been full of exciting basketball. Robert Siegel talks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about the NBA conference semifinal matchups.
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Transgender Athlete Competes For Spot In Olympics

Keelin Godsey is raising questions about how transgender athletes can compete in sports. Godsey recently qualified for the women's track and field Olympic trials in the hammer throw. Godsey was born female, identifies as male, but competes in the female division.
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Son Discovers Father's Secret Past On A Surfboard

Don Waters' father abandoned him and his mother when Don was three years old. Years later, before he died, Don's father sent him a copy of a short autobiography he hoped would help his son understand who his father was. In the stories, Don discovered his father and a shared passion for surfing.
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Sprinter Speeds Toward London, And Olympic Gold

American athlete Allyson Felix is still weighing which events she'll focus on in London this summer. She already has two Olympic silver medals plus a relay gold. Now she wants an individual gold. To get it, she'll have to beat her arch-rival: Jamaica's Veronica Campbell Brown.

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