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Andy Murray Wins His First Grand Slam

In a five-set match Monday, Andy Murray fended off Novak Djokovic to win the U.S. Open, his first Grand Slam title.

Same-Sex Marriage Debate Collides With NFL

Melissa Block talks to Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine, about how the issue of same-sex marriage has collided with the NFL.
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Tough Mudder Organizers Offer Refunds

Organizers of the Tough Mudder 12-mile race will offer refunds to participants due to the event being cut short over the weekend.


Peyton Manning Leads His New Team To A Win

Peyton Manning led his new team, the Broncos, to a season-opening win. Meanwhile his Colts replacement, Andrew Luck, lost.

Murray-Djokovic Rivalry Takes Stage At U.S. Open

The U.S. Open tennis championship is scheduled to conclude Monday with Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic playing for the men's singles championship. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated.

From War To Competition: Vets In Paralympics

Guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with NPR's Quil Lawrence about the 2012 Paralympic Games and the achievements of American athletes who are also veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.