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Key Witness Testifies In Clemens' Perjury Trial

The key witness in the perjury trial of baseball star Roger Clemens is on the stand this week testifying that he injected Clemens with performance-enhancing drugs. Nina Totenberg talks to Melissa Block.
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A One-Horse Race For Dirt Tracks At Preakness

When the Preakness Stakes is held in Baltimore this weekend, it will take place on a dirt track, just as it has for nearly 140 years. This, despite evidence that synthetic tracks may actually be safer for horses.

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Soccer Goes International In D.C.

Soccer is much more than a pick-up game for this international group of players in D.C.

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Get Ready For Bike To Work Day (And Share Your Photos)

Bike to Work Day is this Friday. And that prompts a question: Do you bike to work? If so, you should prove it — by taking a photo of yourself and your bike. Then share the picture, and we'll consider it for a Bike to Work Day gallery. Post it to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #NPRbike.
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Gymnast's Journey: Toddler Tumbler To Golden Girl

Aly Raisman started gymnastics like millions of other kids — in a toddler tumbling class. Now 17, the Massachusetts athlete is considered one of the best tumblers in the world. And she's on track to make the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team.
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The American Way: Winners And Losers, And No Ties

It's not whether you win or lose — it's how you play the game. But Frank Deford says its downright un-American to have a tie in sports.
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Ice To Court And Back Again At L.A.'s Staples Center

In Los Angeles at the Staples Center, it may be a case of too much of a good thing. Two NBA teams and one NHL team all call the Staples Center home and now the Clippers, Lakers and Kings have all made it to the playoffs. That means this weekend, the three teams will play a total of six home games in about 80 hours. Robert Siegel speaks with Lee Zeidman, senior vice president and general manager of the Staples Center, about the challenges of converting from ice to wood, stocking concessions and making sure there is parking for all those fans.
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Fan Says Tear Down Wrigley To Save The Cubs

Rich Cohen believes the only way to end nearly a century of losing for the Chicago Cubs is to destroy Wrigley Field. Fans blame the decades-old billy goat curse for the team's rotten record, and in the Wall Street Journal, Cohen says leveling the stadium is the only way to turn things around.

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