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Cambridge, Oxford And A Race For Water Supremacy

Saturday was the annual showdown between Cambridge and Oxford universities on the River Thames. Vicki Barker has the results from the historic boat race.
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Pregame Speech Reignites NFL Bounty Scandal

The "bountygate" scandal that has engulfed former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams in controversy and jolted the National Football League took on new life this week. Scott Simon discusses the fallout with Howard Bryant, senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine.
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'Calico Joe': A Would-Be Legend Rediscovered

Joe Castle, from Calico Rock, Ark., came up to the Chicago Cubs in the summer of 1973, played in 38 games, and hit an astonishing .488, including 21 home runs. He played only those games before being struck by a pitch. Scott Simon speaks with author John Grisham about his new baseball-themed novel, Calico Joe.
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Tiger Woods Returns To Masters Tournament

Audie Cornish talks with Tom Goldman about this year's Masters golf tournament, and the return of Tiger Woods to the top of the leader board.
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Long-Distance Runner Was 'Indomitable Seeker'

Long-distance runner Micah True's body was found in a remote, rugged area near the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico on Saturday. He had been missing for four days after heading out for a morning jog. True is perhaps best known by his nickname "the white horse," in Christopher McDougall's 2009 nonfiction bestseller, Born to Run. Audie Cornish has more.
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Collegiate 'Boat Race' A British Institution

On Saturday, Britain's two most celebrated universities meet up for a battle that will be viewed by thousands — the annual Boat Race. It will be the 158th race, which was kicked off in 1829 when a Cambridge student wrote to a friend at Oxford proposing the showdown. The event takes place over a 6.8 kilometer stretch of the tidal Thames.
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Capitals Make Playoffs, Could Still Win Division

The Washington Capitals clinched a playoff berth Thursday, and with another win could take the Southeast Division for the fifth year in a row.

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