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As Olympics Approach, A Look At The 100m Sprint

With the Summer Olympics in London almost around the corner, Robert Siegel talks with Tim Layden, senior writer at Sports Illustrated, about one of the marquee events — the 100 meter sprint.
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NFL Rocked By 'Bounty' Scandal, Death Of Seau

News recently broke that New Orleans Saints' coaches were giving bonuses to their players for hard hits. The NFL responded by suspending coaches and now, players. The sports world was also shocked by the apparent suicide of Junior Seau, who played for the San Diego Chargers. Host Michel Martin talks with sports reporters Dave Zirin and Pablo Torre.
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No Note, No Firm Clues So Far In Junior Seau's Death

Police believe the retired NFL linebacker shot himself Wednesday. But they haven't found a note. Seau did, however, send messages to some family members the day before saying "I love you."
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Seau's Death Being Investigated As A Suicide

Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau was found dead of a gunshot wound to the chest, in what authorities believe is an apparent suicide. His body was discovered at his home in Oceanside, Calif., Wednesday. Seau was 43.
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Key Clemens Witness Leaves Prosecutors Scrambling

One of the prosecution's key witnesses, Andy Pettitte, concedes that he may have misunderstood Roger Clemens, his former teammate, as saying he used human growth hormone. It's not the only setback prosecutors faced Wednesday.
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At 28, A Long Jumper Eyes Her Last Olympic Leap

Long jumper Shameka Marshall is training for what may be her last shot at the Olympics. Her attempts to make the team in 2004 and 2008 didn't work out. So this year, Marshall is working hard to compete at the U.S. track and field team trials in June.
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Former NFL Player Junior Seau Is Dead; Possible Suicide

He was a star linebacker with the San Diego Chargers, and also played with the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots. Reports from California say he may have shot himself.

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