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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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Take That, Kids: Jamie Moyer Is Oldest Pitcher To Win An MLB Game

Tuesday, at the age of 49 years, 150 days, he beat the San Diego Padres. Now, he's "one for the aged."
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Britons Revel In Their Sporting Inventions

The British tend to believe they invented pretty much every form of sport. They're even convinced they dreamed up the modern Olympic Games — thanks to an exercise-mad 19th century doctor.

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