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Remembering How The Great War Changed U.S. Sports

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Commentator Frank Deford considers the war's unlikely impact on American sports.

A New Act In Jeter's Last Season, Before Dwindling All-Star Audience

Major League Baseball's all-star game is Tuesday night in Minneapolis. The night also marks part of a farewell tour for legendary New York Yankee Derek Jeter. Tim Kurkjian of ESPN joins Robert Siegel to talk about the moment.

Germans Return Home With World Cup, Already Worried About Next One

Nearly every team left the World Cup on a sour note, having returned with less than the championship. The one exception? The Cup-winning Germans, whose victory has reverberated throughout the country.

The 3 Scariest Words A Boy Can Hear

"Be a man" — it's a mandate most boys hear at least once in their lives. Former NFL player Joe Ehrmann says it can leave boys ill-equipped to face life's real challenges.

Tipping The Cap To Derek Jeter, An All-Star's All-Star

A stirring tribute ad shows celebrities, fans and rivals giving a nod to the New York Yankees shortstop, who is retiring at the end of this season.

Another Former Champion Abandons Tour De France After Crash

Alberto Contador apparently hit something in the road, sending him into a crash so violent that it tore his shoe apart.

Late-Game Goal Gives Germany World Cup Win Over Argentina

Germany takes home the 2014 World Cup title after a 1-0 win over Argentina on Sunday. It was a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play.

Germany And Argentina Face Off In World Cup Final

The World Cup final takes place on Sunday in Brazil. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Russell Lewis in Rio de Janeiro about the match, which went into extra time with a score of 0-0.

Germany Wins World Cup Over Argentina With Late-Game Goal

In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, Germany was finally victorious over Argentina to take home the 2014 World Cup title on Sunday with a 1-0 win.

Soccer Biter Will Return From His Ban To Play For A New Club

NPR's Arun Rath takes a moment to note that notorious World Cup soccer biter Luis Suarez has been traded to a new professional club, Barcelona.