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Week In Sports: Giants Set Stage For Series Sweep

Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca for the latest on Saturday night's World Series game three, plus a curve-ball story about the latest woman to join the U.S. women's bobsledding team. She's tremendously talented and tremendously new to the sport.

Surfer Takayama Was An Innovator In Board Design

Melissa Block and Audie Cornish remember Donald Takayama, a dominant surfer in the '60s and '70s and a giant of surfboard shaping. He died Monday at the age of 68.

NBA Commissioner Stern Helped League Grow

Audie Cornish talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern, who has announced he will step down in early 2014.

No One Gets The Tour De France Titles Lance Armstrong Lost

While acknowledging that the decision "might appear harsh for those who rode clean," the International Cycling Union decided that there would be "little honor" for any cyclist who stood to gain because of the doping scandal that cost Lance Armstrong his seven victories.