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Sportsmanship: What's Expected In Football

An incident at the end of last week's NFL match-up between the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers has created a fuss about the unwritten rules of the game. Guest host Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the violation.
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Ocean City Lifts 30-Year-Old Skateboarding Ban

The Ocean City Council has voted to lift a 30-year ban on skateboarding on the resort's streets and boardwalk.


Baseball Breakdown: What's Left In MLB

Only 12 days left of Major League Baseball. Host Scott Simon looks at the numbers with baseball historian Bill James.

NHL The Latest Sports League To Face A Lockout

Eight years after the National Hockey League lost an entire year to a lockout, the NHL is in labor trouble again. A new lockout has cancelled the preseason and threatens the regular season. Robert Siegel talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis to find out why.

Wide Gap Remains Between NFL And Refs; League Insists On Respect For Subs

Despite complaints from NFL coaches and players, the league and its locked-out officials are no closer to reaching a deal than they were last week, according to reports. News of the lack of progress comes a day after NFL representatives insisted that coaches and players respect the referees.

Juice Maker Helps Tight End Block Thieving Teammates

Capri Sun could capitalize on its clever gift to juice fan and Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul. Paul complained that his teammates have been stealing his juice, and the company offered him a unique solution.
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Nationals Clinch Playoff Spot, But Tickets Prove Elusive

Bo Porter embraces Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman

The Washington Nationals' win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night led to a spot in the playoffs, but for many fans, playoff tickets will remain elusive.