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Soccer Star Hope Solo On Loving Lost Parents

She's regarded as one of the best goalies in the world, and also as an outspoken player who doesn't mince words. In her newly-released autobiography, Solo discusses her passion for the game and talks about a mother and father who helped her succeed even as they faltered.

Preparing For The 2012 Paralympic Games In London

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon shares the latest news from London, in the U.K., where athletes and their supporters are limbering up for the Paralympic Games.

Week In Sports: The Nationals And Steven Strasbourg

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon speaks with Howard Bryant about sports this week and the Nationals' plans for star pitcher Steven Strasbourg.
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Dew Tour In Ocean City Expected To Shatter Attendance Record

With a bigger, more spectacular beach-side venue to show off their extreme sports prowess, organizers are expecting this year's Dew Tour to crush the attendance record set last year.


Former Georgia Coach Charged In Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission says former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan used his influence to get high-profile college coaches and former players to invest $80 million into a Ponzi scheme. Donnan has denied the allegations

Mariners Capture Coveted Picture-Perfect Game

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game Wednesday in a 1 to 0 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays. That makes it the third perfect game this season. Melissa Block has more.