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NFL Faces Criticism Over Ray Rice Suspension From Ravens

It was a controversial week for the National Football League. Bloomberg's Kavitha Davidson brings NPR's Scott Simon up to date.
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If All The Ice Melts, What Happens To Hockey?

A report from the National Hockey League says climate change could threaten the sport's future. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about the league's sustainability plan.
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These Little League Coaches Says Back To The Basics

Billy Peterson has been coaching baseball for over 50 years. He says players aren't focused on the fundamentals anymore, which is why he's trying to train the next generation of big league players.
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At Jaguars' New Stadium, Come For The Football Or The Swimming

The Jacksonville team revamped its stadium with a record-sized video display and luxury cabanas with swimming pools. The beleaguered team is banking on drawing more fans to its games.
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At Washington's Training Camp, Fans Are Split On Name Change

Weeks after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office deemed the Washington Redskins' name offensive to Native Americans, some football fans continue to support the team's name.
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'No Easy Answer': Ex-Baseball Manager La Russa On Legacy, Steroids

Tony La Russa, who won more games than any MLB manager in the past 60 years, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Links to steroids have kept notable players of his from getting that recognition.
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Police Investigating Video Of Man Urinating On Former Ravens Owner's Grave

A video posted online shows what appears to be a Cleveland Browns fan urinating on Art Modell's grave in Maryland.
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D.C. Council Weighs Resident Concerns About Soccer Stadium Land Swap

A key part of the proposed D.C. United stadium deal involves handing off the Reeves Center — a valuable piece of real estate in northwest that some in the District say could fetch a higher price on the open market.

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The Epic 2,200-Mile Tour De France Is Also A Test Of Epic Eating

Tour de France cyclists need to eat up to 9,000 calories a day to maintain their health and weight during the race. But many teams hire chefs to elevate the meals to gourmet status.
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The Washington Football Team That Must Not Be Named

As the NFL begins training camp, Commentator Frank Deford wonders why Washington's team keeps its contentious nickname. He suggests alternatives, like the Lobbyists, the Presidents or simply the Who.

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