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Roger Clemens Returns To Pro Baseball Saturday; Majors Next?

The Rocket will pitch for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters in Texas. A Houston Astros scout says the Clemens, 50, looks good. Clemens might want another MLB start to delay a Hall of Fame vote. Putting it off would put distance between a ballot and allegations he used performance enhancing drugs.

Rice, Moore Invited To Wear Green Jackets

Augusta National Golf Club has decided to admit female members for the first time in 80 years. The home of the Masters has invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina business woman Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets when the club opens for a new season in October.

Augusta National to Add First Two Female Members

For the first time in its 80-year history, the Augusta National Gold Club has admitted women to become members. The home of the Masters says former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be one of two women admitted.

Giant Cabrera Used Fake Website To Bolster Defense

San Francisco Giant Melky Cabrera is serving a 50-game suspension after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Over the weekend, the New York Daily News reported that Cabrera had set up a fake website to bolster a story that he didn't know what he was taking. All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the story.
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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.


Famed Augusta National Golf Club Adds First 2 Female Members

The home of the Masters invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore to join. Both accepted. Augusta's refusal to let women join has long been controversial.
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Hoops Sagrado Scores High With Local Youth

In Adams Morgan, a tight-knit group of basketball players support one another — and mentor the next generation.


In Baseball, Managers Come And Go

NPR's Mike Pesca talks sports with Weekend Edition Sunday guest host Linda Wertheimer. This week he'll explain why the Red Sox's Bobby Valentine exemplifies how baseball managers are more interchangeable than head coaches in other sports. Plus, the latest on an intercontinental cricket scandal.