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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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Those Wild And Crazy Miami Marlins

The Miami Marlins are back in the news. That's no surprise to Frank Deford, who thinks the team is one of the zaniest in baseball.
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Marathon Heat Marks Boston Race

Kenyans swept the Boston Marathon on Monday, but the race is most likely to be remembered for the weather. Wesley Korir's winning time saw the second slowest since 1985. Temperatures in the 80s slowed the entire field. Thousands of racers chose to take the day off rather than run in dangerous heat.
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Dew Tour Returning To Ocean City

After breaking attendance records last year in Ocean City, a national extreme sports tour is announcing its return.

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At Boston Marathon: Hot Temps Lead To Slow Race

Temperatures in the 80s had officials worried about how some of the 27,000 runners would cope with the heat. Canada's Joshua Cassidy, though, sped over the course to set a new record for the wheelchair competition.
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Clemens Faces Trial (Again) Over Doping Testimony

Baseball star Roger Clemens goes on trial for a second time Monday on charges that he lied to a congressional committee about using steroids and human growth hormone. His trial last July was aborted when federal prosecutors placed inadmissible evidence before jurors.
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Sports And Life: Head-To-Head

It's the first in a series of conversations between host Rachel Martin and NPR sports correspondent Mike Pesca. Pesca digs deeper into big sports stories from the week, and brings one wildcard story that stayed under the radar.

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