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Bahrain To Hold Grand Prix Despite Expected Protests

More than 100 million viewers around the world are expected to tune-in to watch a Grand Prix race in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain this weekend. The same race was cancelled there last year for safety reasons, amid Arab Spring protests and police crack downs. While turmoil still exists, ESPN senior writer Ryan McGee tells Audie Cornish this year's race will likely go on, but it won't be without controversy.
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Russian Gymnasts Seek To Soar Once Again

The Soviet Union dominated women's gymnastics, but the Russian team has not fared nearly as well in recent years. The women and coaches of the current team hope to reclaim their former glory at the London Olympics this summer.
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Washingtonians Dream Of Baseball Glory

Baseball fever has set in, and Washingtonians aren't immune... whether they're rooting for the Nationals or their hometown teams.

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As NBA Playoffs Near, Teams Grapple With Injuries

There is one more week left in the lockout-shortened, action-packed NBA regular season. Chicago, Miami and Oklahoma City head toward the finals with strong records — as do the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs.
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Storied Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Steps Down

The most successful coach in college basketball history is stepping down. Pat Summitt has led the women's basketball team at the University of Tennessee for 38 seasons, racking up 1,098 wins. She's dealing with early-onset dementia and will take the new position of head coach emeritus.
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NBC To Live-Stream Most Summer Olympic Events

NBC has announced it plans to live-stream every event at the Summer Olympics where it has cameras.

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