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High Stakes And Rivalry As NBA Season Draws To An End

The regular basketball season ends next week with some dramatic, potentially record-setting games in store. Mike Pesca of The Gist tells us about the league's best and worst teams.
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The Week In Sports: Golden State Marches On, Trevor Story Slugs On

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com about the Golden State Warriors' historic victory march and 23-year-old Colorado Rockies rookie Trevor Story's improbable home run streak.
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The Golden State Warriors Are On The Brink Of History — Will They Go For It?

If the Golden State Warriors win their last three games of the regular season to reach 73 wins, they'll break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' record for most wins in a season.
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The 'Larger Than Life' Legend Of The Ballpark Beer Guy

Clarence "Fancy Clancy" Haskett has been selling beer and snacks at Baltimore Orioles games for so long, he's made vending an art form. "My mindset is I'm a professional athlete," he says.
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Some Fat-Burning Supplements Contain Banned Stimulant Drug

Some supplements sold to improve workouts contain a stimulant that's been banned and may pose health risks, according to tests. The Food and Drug Administration has warned seven manufacturers.
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Fans Want Patriots' Draft Pick Restored And Sue NFL To Make It Happen

The NFL took away the Patriots' first-round draft pick as punishment for Deflategate. Fans say the team shouldn't be penalized while the case is on appeal.
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UConn's Moriah Jefferson Accomplishes Goal Of 4 Straight Championships

The University of Connecticut women's basketball team won big at the NCAA championship. Renee Montagne talks to star point guard Moriah Jefferson about the Huskies' record-setting championships.
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It's Time To Celebrate The UConn Women's Basketball Team

The team trounced Syracuse 82-51 to win a record fourth straight NCAA championship. Commentator Frank Deford has an appreciation of the team, along with its coach and star player Breanna Stewart.
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UConn Powers To Historic NCAA Championship Win Over Syracuse

On Tuesday night, No. 1-seed Connecticut made history, beating No. 4-seed Syracuse 82 to 51 to become the first NCAA Division I women's team to win four consecutive NCAA basketball championships.
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Better Late Than Never: Olympic Champion Greg Louganis Gets His Wheaties Box

The openly gay gold-medal winner said the box "means so much more to me than it would have then because I feel like I'm being embraced as a whole person, not just for my athletic achievements."

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