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Jericho Scott, Promising Young Pitcher, Killed In Drive-By Shooting

Back in 2008, NPR reported about a 10-year-old fireball pitcher from Connecticut. His 40 mile an hour pitches were so good that one youth league decided he shouldn't be allowed to pitch.
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NFL Report: 'More Probable Than Not' That Patriots Workers Tampered With Footballs

After weeks of investigation, a 243-page report says quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" that the team was using underinflated footballs.
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Athletes Want To Talk To Fans Without Meddlesome Sports Journalists

Retired baseball player Derek Jeter is leading the charge to find ways for players to speak to fans without media middlemen.
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Baseball's Royals Keep Running Afoul Of Unwritten Rules

The Kansas City Royals were the underdogs in last season's World Series. This year, the team's season has been marred by brawls, suspensions and batters hit intentionally.
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Pacquiao Sued For Failing To Disclose Injury Before 'Fight Of The Century'

The two plaintiffs are suing under laws meant to protect consumers. Pacquiao lost the highest-grossing boxing match in history to Floyd Mayweather Jr. It was later revealed he had a shoulder injury.
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St. Louis Rams Consider Move To Los Angeles

St. Louis is fighting to keep its NFL team from bolting to Los Angeles. Proponents see an economic benefit to keeping the team, and they fear losing of the Rams will hurt the city's prestige.
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Pedro Martinez On 2004 Red Sox: 'We Were A Laughing Group'

Pitching great Pedro Martinez, who helped end the Boston Red Sox World Series drought, talks about his new memoir Pedro.
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Silence On The Sidelines: An MLB Insider's 'Manifesto' On Youth Sports

Baseball's Mike Matheny speaks with Fresh Air's Dave Davies about his playing career, managing in the big leagues and the pressures of youth sports. Matheny is the author of The Matheny Manifesto.
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Concussions Can Be More Likely In Practices Than In Games

Long hours in practice might account for the higher concussion risk in high school and college football, a study finds. Some schools are retooling practice to reduce the number of hits.
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After Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout, Fans Evaluate Boxing

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao aren't the only ones recovering after their big fight Saturday. Sports fans are trying to figure out if their feelings about boxing are good, bad or indifferent.

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