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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Members File Federal Equal-Pay Complaint

"I think that we've proven our worth over the years," Carli Lloyd says of the team that's been ranked No. 1 in the world since last July.

The Evolution Of The Michael Jordan Crying Face Meme

The basketball legend's tear-stained countenance is the sports world's go-to symbol of sadness in defeat. So expect to see a few renditions of the meme after this weekend's NCAA tournament Final Four.

20-Year-Old Gracie Gold Hopes To Win World Figure Skating Medal For U.S.

The World Figure Skating Championships started Wednesday in Boston. Twenty-year-old U.S. skater Gracie Gold is considered a strong shot for a medal. The U.S. women haven't medaled at the Worlds in a decade.

UConn Women's Basketball Team Confronts Consequences Of Being 'Too Good'

The University of Connecticut women's basketball team is destroying the competition. In fact, this year, there hasn't been any competition. But as the Huskies are closing in on their fourth consecutive title, the lack of competition is hurting the women's game. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to David Ubben of the website "Sports on Earth."

Major League Baseball's 2016 Season Officially Opens On Sunday

Three games will open the 2016 season. Rachel Martin talks to Jessica Mendoza, an analyst for ESPN, for a preview of the season — they focus on the pitchers who may provide the most drama this season.
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For This Off-Field Dispute, The Orioles And Nats Have Called In A Mediator

The long-running television dispute between the two Major League Baseball teams is heading to mediation.


World Cup Qualifying: U.S. Men's Team — And Its Coach — Get Much-Needed Win

Coach Jürgen Klinsmann's squad beat Guatemala 4-0 to advance to the next round of qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup. The win also may quell calls for Klinsmann to be fired.

Bees Drive Chicago's Jason Heyward Up A Wall

The Cubs game against the Seattle Mariners was delayed as Heyward tried to bat the bees away. He even climbed a wall to escape, but said after the game that he'd been stung at least 10 times.

In Vast FIFA Scandal, Ex-President Of Honduras Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

In federal court in New York City, Rafael Callejas admitted to taking bribes over lucrative broadcast rights. He was head of the Honduran soccer federation from 2002 to 2015.

Glitch In Your Golf Swing? Listen To It Sing

Stanford professor Jonathan Berger turns golf stroke data into sound. A nice sound means it's a good swing, a sour sound means something's not right. He tells Scott Simon how that helps people learn.