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After Knitters Get In A Twist, USOC Apologizes For 'Cease And Desist' Letter

The Olympic Committee had told organizers of the Ravelympics that they were infringing on a trademark. But after knitters complained loudly, the USOC's threat unraveled.
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Title IX Turns 40, But Has The Field Leveled?

Title IX was the landmark legislation that required most educational institutions to offer equal opportunities for girls and boys. It changed history and opened up the floodgates to basketball courts, soccer fields and classrooms to women all over the country. Host Michel Martin speaks with three experts about what more needs to be done.
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NBA Finals: Miami Takes 3-1 Lead Over Oklahoma City

The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-98 Tuesday night. Game Five will be played Thursday night. The Heat's LeBron James has been suffering from a left leg injury.
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Runner Has Eyes On Two Prizes: Olympics, Ph.D.

Among the dozens of athletes hoping to leap, throw or run their way to London as part of the U.S. track and field team is St. Louis native Shannon Leinert. The 24-year-old runner has dreamed of the Olympics since she was 10. If that weren't enough, Leinert is also working on a doctoral degree.
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Title IX At 40: What Has Changed, And What's Next

It's been 40 years since the adoption of Title IX, the gender equity law that changed college athletics for both women and men. Commenting on the law's future, Frank Deford says that as women dominate college rolls, football fans might be in for a rude shock.

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