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Mike D'Antoni Is Los Angeles Laker's New Head Coach

The Los Angles Lakers have hired a new head coach but not everyone is sold on the choice of Mike D'Antoni. He replaces Mike Brown, who was fired just five games into the season when the talent-loaded team was 1-4. Many fans wanted the Lakers to hire Phil Jackson, who was ready to come out of retirement to take over the team again.
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Nats' Bryce Harper Named NL Rookie Of The Year

Washington Nationals rookie phenom Bryce Harper was honored Monday as the National League's Rookie of the Year award.

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The Moneyball Of Basketball

With baseball playoffs becoming a distant memory, NPR's Mike Pesca talks to host Rachel Martin about basketball becoming more like baseball. People are increasingly trying to identify more valuable statistics for individual basketball players.
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Davey Johnson Stays As Nationals Manager For 2013 Season

The Washington Nationals' Davey Johnson is returning for one more season.

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Wisp Resort Finds Buyer To Prevent Closure

Maryland's only ski resort, which had faced the threat of bankruptcy, may now be able to remain open.

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Sports: A Possible Super Bowl Preview And Letting Go

Host Scott Simon catches up on the week in sports with Howard Bryant of ESPN: A surprise contender out of Chicago is taking on a well-funded operation with a mighty offensive attack and an NBA firing that surprised exactly no one.

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