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Code Switch Podcast, Episode 2: Being 'Outdoorsy' When You're Black Or Brown

On this episode, Shereen and Adrian take a look at why being "outdoorsy" can get complicated when you're a person of color in America.
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NHL Final Round Standouts: Penguins' Sidney Crosby, Sharks' Joel Ward

David Greene talks to Hemal Jhaveri, a writer with the USA Today sports blog — For The Win — about two of the most interesting players in this year's final round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.
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What Happened To The Muhammad Ali I Idolized, Blackistone Asks

Growing up, sports commentator Kevin Blackistone idolized Muhammad Ali. With Ali's death last week, he wonders why the man he sees in the obituaries is so different than the Ali he remembers.
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Score! Pele Auctions Off Thousands Of Medals, Other Memorabilia

The three-day auction of more than 2,000 items started Tuesday in London. The soccer star says he will donate a portion of the proceeds to a children's hospital in Brazil.
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Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Kimbo Slice Dies At 42

Slice parlayed videos of his street fights into a career as an MMA fighter. He reportedly died Monday at a Florida hospital of as-yet-undisclosed causes.
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Muhammed Ali Vs. Sonny Liston: The 'Worst Mess In History Of Sports'

In remembrance of Muhammed Ali, NPR looks back at Robert Siegel's conversation with filmmaker Gary Robinov, director of Raising Ali, about the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight boxing match between Ali and Sonny Liston in Lewiston, Maine. This story originally aired on May 22, 2015, on All Things Considered.
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Novak Djokovic Completes Career Grand Slam, Wins French Open

Renee Montagne talks to Courtney Nguyen, senior writer with WTA Insider, about Djokovic's win at the French Open. He became the first male player to win the sport's Grand Slam in almost 50 years.
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A Defiant Muhammad Ali Was Cherished By Black Men

Muhammad Ali is being remembered as a great athlete and humanitarian. Black Americans — especially men — are fond of another Ali: the one who spoke truth to power, even at tremendous personal cost.
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Novak Djokovic Wins French Open, Completes Career Grand Slam

After dropping the first set to Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic the world's no. 1 player took control over the match to win the next three sets.
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Sweeping Changes In Store For Curling After 'Broomgate'

There's a controversy in the world of curling. New broom technology is changing the way the game is played — making it too easy, players like Brad Gushue say. So, researchers tried to find a solution.

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