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Sports: Talking Wimbledon Match-Ups

Host Scott Simon covers the latest from Wimbledon with Howard Bryant of ESPN.

Silent And Unsung, Ball Boys Keep Wimbledon Rolling

To make the cut, the tournament's ball boys and girls undergo months of rigorous training. They must remain stock-still during play, roll a perfect roll and bounce a perfect bounce. They must also have impeccable manners and complete command of the rules of the game.
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Fans Turn Out At AT&T National, Despite Heat

Despite record temperatures in the D.C. area on Friday, golf fans turned out in droves at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. to see Tiger Woods and co. play.

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Dew Tour In Ocean City Will Be Bigger, Free For All

The Dew Tour, a showcase featuring some of the biggest names in action sports, will be free for all who want to attend.


The Latest On Soccer's Euro Cup, Wimbledon

Audie Cornish talks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about the latest from Wimbledon and soccer's Euro Cup tournament.

Foul Play At Euro 2012 From Racist Fans

Spain and Italy will meet for the 2012 European soccer championship this Sunday. But at times, racial slurs and harassment from fans have overshadowed play on the field. Italy's Mario Balotelli even threatened not to play if he experienced racial abuse. Host Michel Martin speaks with the Associated Press International Sports Editor Simon Haydon.

R.A. Dickey On 'Winding Up' As A Knuckleballer

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey is currently the only knuckleball pitcher in the major leagues. His new memoir, Wherever I Wind Up, explains how his life — and career — have mimicked the unpredictable trajectory of the difficult pitch he throws game after game.