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Mayweather, Pacquiao Finally Go Head-To-Head This Weekend

Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are set to fight Saturday night in Las Vegas. Celebrities, sports figures and others have all flocked to the city to see two of the greatest fighters of their era finally box.
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Tampa Bay Vetted Jameis Winston Before Choosing Him As No. 1 Draft Pick

NPR's Melissa Block talks with ESPN's Jane McManus about Winston's off-the-field problems, including being accused of sexual assault during his freshman season at Florida State.
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Ahead Of The Kentucky Derby, 5 Absurd Rules For Naming Racehorses

"Ocho Ocho Ocho" made it through the name-approval process, but "Preakness Princess" never would.
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Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout Draws Fans To Las Vegas

It's been dubbed the fight of the century. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao face off on Saturday. The weigh in is Friday, as well as other fight-themed distractions to keep fans engaged.
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Clothing Designer Helps NFL Prospects Suit Up For The Draft

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with clothing designer Boushra Alchabaoun about helping NFL draftees suit up for the draft, which begins Thursday night in Chicago.
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In An Empty Camden Yards, Orioles Beat White Sox 8-2

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Chicago White Sox Wednesday afternoon, but the roar of the crowd played no part in the victory. That's because the game was played in a nearly empty stadium.
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Pacquiao's Fans Are Confident His Hard Work Will Pay Off Against Mayweather

In the lead-up to Saturday's mega-bout between premier boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Pacquiao is widely viewed as "the good guy." It's a role the Filipino boxer knows well.
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Floyd Mayweather's Brash Style Has Split Fan Loyalties

Floyd Mayweather is expected to beat Manny Pacquiao in their much anticipated fight this Saturday in Las Vegas, but many are rooting for him to lose. He is one of boxing's most polarizing figures.
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Days After Riots, Baltimore Orioles Played With No Fans Present

The Baltimore Orioles played the Chicago White Sox Wednesday with no fans present. The Orioles moved the game time up in order to comply with the city's curfew in the wake of riots.
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Calvin Peete, Pro Golf's 'Mr. Accuracy,' Dies At Age 71

Peete won 12 PGA events during a long career as a professional golfer. For many years, he was the most successful black golfer in the world.

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