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NBA's Spurs Make Waves With Winning Streak

The NBA conference finals are in full swing and are showcasing different styles of basketball. The San Antonio Spurs are playing a controlled, team-oriented game, while the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder are pushing ahead with game plans that focus on individual skill and athletic power. Though, they have moments of teamwork too.
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Americans Don't Fare Well Early In French Open

David Greene checks in with John Wertheim of "Sport Illustrated for an update on the French Open. The big headline from week one is Serena Williams' first-round loss. That's the first time she has lost in the first round in a major tournament.
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Devils, Kings To Meet In Stanley Cup Finals Game 1

The Stanley Cup Finals start Wednesday night with the New Jersey Devils facing off against the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings have only made it to the finals once before in their 45-year history. And that has hockey fans in the city relishing the moment.
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Swimmer Vies To Bring Olympic Joy Home To Greece

Open-water swimmer Spyros Gianniotis is one of Greece's best hopes for a medal in London. He's on a team of Greek Olympians whose training budget was slashed by austerity measures and the economic crisis. But Gianniotis says the tough times have increased his drive to win.
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In Europe's High Season For Sports, Soccer Rules

The Olympics calls itself a "movement," but to most fans, Euro Cup soccer is a rock concert. In the coming months, Europe will host the French Open, Wimbledon, the Tour de France, the British Open and the Olympics. But the biggest draw may be soccer's quadrennial Euro Cup.
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Competition Heats Up At French Open

Melissa Block talks with Doug Robson, tennis reporter for USA Today, about the French Open competition this year.

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