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Murray-Djokovic Rivalry Takes Stage At U.S. Open

The U.S. Open tennis championship is scheduled to conclude Monday with Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic playing for the men's singles championship. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated.

From War To Competition: Vets In Paralympics

Guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with NPR's Quil Lawrence about the 2012 Paralympic Games and the achievements of American athletes who are also veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Anticipation Builds For Football Matches

Guest host Linda Wertheimer gets NPR's Mike Pesca's take on football on the first Sunday of the season.

At 42, Detroit Lions Kicker Earns Admiration

As the NFL regular season opens this weekend, place-kicker Jason Hanson is preparing for his 21st consecutive season with the Detroit Lions. That's a record in the league — no small feat in an industry where a missed kick can cost you your career.

A Star At U.S. Open, NFL Opens, Paralympics To Close

As summer heads for fall: Serena Williams is poised to win again; football opens in earnest; and the real Olympic spirit is still on display. Host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Goldman.

Armless Archer Matt Stutzman Describes How He Shoots A Bow — And Wins Medals

American Paralympian Matt Stutzman won the silver medal in archery this week, a feat he accomplished despite being born without arms. In the men's compound open final, he was narrowly beaten by Finland's Jere Forsberg, who has the use of both arms.