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NBA Preview For Christmas Day Action

If it's Christmas Day, that means there is basketball to watch. NPR's Mike Pesca talks to host David Greene about the match-ups the NBA has gift-wrapped for fans this year. One of the featured teams is the Los Angeles Lakers, who were expected to contend for the title this year after some off-season trades. Now they're just hoping to make the playoffs. There will also be a rematch of last season's finals when the Oklahoma City Thunder face the Miami Heat.
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Traded Mets Pitcher Sends Holiday Greetings

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey captures the spirit of the holidays. The National League Cy Young winner was recently traded to the Toronto Blue Jays after negotiations with the Mets failed. Rather sulk off to the great North, Dickey wrote a holiday card to his fans and team that was published in the New York Daily News.
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Redskins-Cowboys Game Moved To Sunday Night

The Washington Redskins-Dallas Cowboys matchup that will decide the NFC East has been moved to prime time at 8:20 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30.

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New NFL Record Holders Could Be Crowned This Season

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the sports news of the week, including some NFL records that could be topped this season.
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Week In Sports: The Jets, Tebow And An NBA Christmas

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the Magazine about the New York Jets, Tim Tebow and the NBA on Christmas Day.
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With Two Weeks Left In Regular Season, NFL Playoff Chatter Begins

Robert Siegel talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about playoffs in the National Football League.

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