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NHL Action Moves On To Conference Finals

The conference finals are underway in the National Hockey League playoffs. In the East, the New York Rangers will face the New Jersey Devils Monday. In the West, the Los Angeles Kings have won Game 1 — beating the Phoenix Coyotes 4-2.
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Santa Cruz Surfers Make Coastline A Reserve

You may think of surfers as slackers. But in Santa Cruz, Calif., they're city council members and business owners. And they're also conservationists — who just got their piece of the central California coast named a World Surfing Reserve.
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Part Of Atlantic Ocean Closing For Race

A section of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ocean City will be closed this weekend for an offshore race.

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The NFL's Defense Against Head Injury Lawsuits

Class action lawsuits against the NFL are hitting headlines. Players or former players are suing the league because of head injuries. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca.
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How Teddy Saved Football

Football is a violent game, but a century ago it used to be a lethal pastime. NPR's Tom Goldman explains how President Teddy Roosevelt stepped in and forced the establishment of new rules that made the game safer.
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Sports: Big Game Sevens On Both Coasts

Host Scott Simon speaks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the latest in the world of sports: lots of game sevens.
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Red Sox Slump Threatens Home Sellout Streak

The Boston Red Sox have sold out Fenway Park ever since 2003. But they're stuck in the basement of their division, losing 11 of their last 12 home games — and ticket resale prices are plunging. The Sox's skid is putting Major League Baseball's record sellout streak in jeopardy.

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