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Big Night For Big Men In Round 1 Of NFL Draft

Last year, quarterbacks were the big story. This year, it's huge guys who block and tackle. Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher was the No. 1 pick. He's going to the Kansas City Chiefs.
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D.C. Runners Feel Effects Of Area's Poor Air Quality

The American Lung Association gave the District a failing grade for air quality this year, which some runners say reflects what they feel when out pounding the pavement.

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D.C. Realigns Divisions For High School Football

In order to make for some more competitive high school football, DCPS is ditching geographical divisions in favor of grouping schools by competitiveness.


Armstrong 'Unjustly Enriched' Self, Justice Department Says

The department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the disgraced cyclist who earned millions through his sponsorship with the U.S. Postal Service. According to The Associated Press, Armstrong's attorney called the government's complaint "opportunistic, and insincere."

Routine On U.S. Racetracks, Horse Doping Is Banned In Europe

The Americans and the Europeans have different approaches to horse racing, and one key split is over the question of doping. While many drugs are allowed in the U.S., they are banned in European racing.

Hackers Tweak FIFA On Corruption, As Reform Advocate Quits

FIFA's efforts to rehabilitate its tarnished public image were dealt twin setbacks Monday, as the Twitter account of the international soccer federation was hacked and used to send a message joking about corruption. And a member of its reform committee quit, saying their work was pointless.

Underdogs Shine In Early Stages Of NBA Playoffs

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca for his take on the sports news of the week, including how the NBA playoffs are taking shape.