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A Newbie Tries To Squeeze Into The U.S. Olympic Pool

With superstars like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte dominating, there's very little room left on the U.S. Olympic men's swimming team. But 20-year-old Dakota Hodgson is determined to try — even if his best event is the one Phelps has ruled for the past decade, the 200-meter butterfly.
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Opening Statements Paint Two Pictures Of Sandusky

Opening statements began today in the trial of Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State football coach accused of molesting children. Prosecutors portrayed Sandusky as a "serial pedophile" while the defense portrayed him as a victim. Joel Rose talks to Audie Cornish about the trial.
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French Open Marked By Record-Breaking

Rafael Nadal bested Novak Djokovic to win his record seventh French Open title Monday. On Saturday, Maria Sharapova took the women's title, earning a career Grand Slam — an elite achievement in the sport. Mary Carillo, an analyst with the Tennis Channel and NBC, joins Melissa Block to recap the final matches.
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Judging Controversy Dogs New Welterweight Champ

Audie Cornish talks with Kevin Iole, boxing columnist for Yahoo Sports, about the controversial scoring of the Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao boxing match in Las Vegas over the weekend.

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