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Check It Out: St. Louis Keeps Adding To Its Chess Prowess

Already home to the World Chess Hall of Fame and the national chess championships, the city has now attracted an entire collegiate championship team.
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Former Players Sue NFL Over Head Injuries

Robert Siegel talks to former football player Rich Miano about his lawsuit against the NFL. Miano was starting defensive back for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles in the 1980s and 1990s.
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Can Baseball Ever Get Clean?

On baseball's opening week, Audie Cornish talks with ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn about how far the MLB has come in regulating steroid use among its players.
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'Kill The Head, The Body Will Die,' NFL's Gregg Williams Heard Telling Players

In a profanity-laced recording made during a pregame meeting, the former Saints coach is heard talking about which players on the opposing team he wants to be targeted and what injuries they might be vulnerable to.
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Elite American Kayakers Vie For Olympic Gold

Maryland natives Caroline Queen and Ashley Nee are longtime friends... and among the nation's top kayakers. At the 2012 Olympic trials (April 12-14), they're going head-to-head for a chance to compete for the gold in London.
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The Masters Begins: Will Tiger Woods Win? Do You Want Him To?

As the first major men's tournament gets going, there's speculation that Woods will win. Would you like to see him do that? He hasn't won a major since before his personal life exploded onto front pages in 2009.
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Competition For Green Jacket Begins In Augusta

Steve Inskeep talks to Christine Brennan, a columnist for USA Today, for a preview of the Masters golf tournament. For the time being, play is being overshadowed by the issue of should women be allowed to join the exclusive all-male club.

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