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Negro League Stats, As They've Never Been Seen

Over the last decade, the Baseball Hall of Fame has started to dig up the missing data of the Negro Leagues, recently releasing records of thousands of players to the thrill of scholars and fans alike. Host Rachel Martin talks stats with Rob Neyer, baseball editor at Baseball Nation.
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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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