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Can Anyone Stop Kentucky? The Week In Sports

Only three games left in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about who will remain standing.
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Undefeated Kentucky Vies For Perfection As It Enters Final Four

The NCAA men's basketball Final Four begins Saturday with No. 1 Kentucky facing Wisconsin. Kentucky hopes a championship will bring it a perfect season.
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NFL Is Reportedly Hiring Its First Female Full-Time Official

Sarah Thomas has officiated football games in the NCAA and for the NFL's preseason and training camps. For the 2015 NFL season, she'll reportedly work full time at the game's highest level.
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Bracket Madness Marches Into April With Basketball's Final 4

On Saturday, the Kentucky Wildcats take on the Wisconsin Badgers and the Michigan State Spartans play Duke's Blue Devils. The winners will play Monday for the NCAA men's basketball championship.
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D.C. Soccer Pro Sacrifices To Pursue The Sport She Loves

As a member of D.C.'s professional women's soccer team, Joanna Lohman says despite being tough on the body and on the bottom line, her job is still rewarding.

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Remembering Legendary NBA Announcer 'Hot Rod' Hundley

Hundley, who died last week at age 80, was one of the first former NBA players whom the Basketball Hall of Fame honored for calling games.
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College Football Teams Use Girlfriends As Recruiting Tools

David Greene talks to Bloomberg View sports writer Kavitha Davidson, who recently wrote about the problems she sees in colleges: using women to recruit male athletes.
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Supporters Work To Reclaim Legacy Of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno

A campaign is underway to repair former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's legacy after a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tarnished his image.
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Uphill Skiing Gains Traction In Colorado

There's a growing trend of hiking up mountains — in skis. Though it's banned at some resorts for safety reasons, enthusiasts in Aspen want make the town a hub for the emerging sport.
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Michigan State, Duke Join Kentucky, Wisconsin In The Men's Final Four

A missed free throw sent Michigan State-Louisville to overtime, where the Cardinals couldn't hang on. Gonzaga hung with Duke but couldn't quite keep up.

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