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Ethiopia's Desisa Wins Boston Marathon; Kenya's Rotich First Among Women

Monday, April 20, 2015

Yemane Adhane Tsegay, also of Ethiopia, finished second in the men's elite division; Kenyan Wilson Chebet finished third. Dathan Ritzenhein, who came seventh, was the highest-placed American.

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Morning Edition

Cubs Pitcher Thinks On The Fly To Get The Out At First

Monday, April 20, 2015

Pitcher Jon Lester caught a ground ball but it got stuck in the webbing of his glove — he couldn't throw the ball. Finally, he threw the entire glove to the first baseman, who caught it for the out.

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Tribeca Film Festival Live

Spike Lee Relives the Greatest Catch Ever

Monday, April 20, 2015

It's Super bowl XVII: Eli Manning throws it up, David Tyree pins the ball to his head, and the Giants go on to win. Spike Lee presents his documentary, "The Greatest Catch Ever."

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Like 'Dynasty' On Ice: The Nancy Kerrigan And Tonya Harding Museum

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Why would a couple of comedians build a museum in their hallway dedicated to figure skaters in 1994? Because the story of their rivalry, Kerrigan's attack and the media frenzy is just so American.

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All Things Considered

Boston Marathon Bombing Bystander, Injured In Blast, Runs Again

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Michelle L'Heureux was among the hundreds injured during the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Then she was just a spectator. Now, she's readying to run the marathon for the first time.

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NBA And NHL Playoffs Dominate The Week In Sports

Sunday, April 19, 2015

It's playoff time for basketball and hockey. NPR's Rachel Martin talks the week in sports with Mike Pesca of Slate.com.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Dangerous Idea: Universal Recess!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Mary Kay Zuravleff's Dangerous Idea?  Universal Recess.  For everyone.  Eight times a day.

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The Week In Sports: The Cubs Next Big Thing

Saturday, April 18, 2015

NPR's Tom Goldman joins host Linda Wertheimer to talk about the NBA playoffs — is a Cleveland championship in the offing? — and Kris Bryant's debut on the diamond with the Chicago Cubs.

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Islander Fans Already Miss Their 'Wonderful Dump' Of A Stadium

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The N.Y. Islanders are playing their last games on New York's Long Island. They leave the aging Nassau Coliseum for new digs in Brooklyn after the Stanley Cup, and some fans are already in mourning.

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All Things Considered

On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The Rough

Friday, April 17, 2015

Golf is a sport that's been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.

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All Things Considered

NBA Players Union Head Michele Roberts Says No Lockout Expected

Friday, April 17, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Michele Roberts who is the first woman to head a major North American professional sports union — the National Basketball Players Association.

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First-Place Fake-Out: Woman Who Didn't Run Marathon Stripped Of Title

Friday, April 17, 2015

Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday's GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year's race where she finished third.

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Running A Marathon? How To Eat and Drink So You Don't Hit The Wall

Friday, April 17, 2015

There's only so much fuel you can store before a big race. A performance nutrition expert gives us the rub on how to optimize carb-loading to avoid the miserable experience of running out of fuel.

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#NPRreads: From The Hell Of The North To 'Trash' Food

Friday, April 17, 2015

We highlight a 160-mile cycling race, reminiscences of an interview with the Oklahoma City bomber, the Finnish prison system, the nuclear deal with Iran, and the meaning of calling someone "trash."

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Can Top Slugger Joining Cubs End 106 Years Of Sadness?

Friday, April 17, 2015

Top prospect Kris Bryant is set to bat fourth against the Padres Friday in his major league debut, bringing with him hope Chicago may someday soon win another championship.

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ESPN Suspends Reporter Over Rant Recorded By Towing Company

Friday, April 17, 2015

A string of insults aimed at a woman who works at a towing company were recorded by a surveillance camera. Now they've come back to sting sports reporter Britt McHenry.

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Morning Edition

Golden State's Stephen Curry Perfects 3-Pointers

Friday, April 17, 2015

With the NBA playoffs about to begin, the Golden State Warriors have the best record in the league and the most exciting playing style — highlighted by Stephen Curry's long-range shooting.

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Adrian Peterson To Be Reinstated By NFL

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Minnesota Vikings running back was suspended by the league last fall amid allegations of child abuse involving his 4-year-old son.

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With Quad Cork 1800, Snowboarding Twists To New Heights

Thursday, April 16, 2015

If you're new to this area of winter sports, we'll reassure you: the Quad Cork 1800 is not a drink. Billy Morgan is being hailed as a hero for pulling off a trick that some had thought impossible.

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Morning Edition

In Record Drought, Calif. Course Ethically Keeps Greens Green

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Golf courses are water hogs, and that thirst is especially notable as California's drought grows in severity. At Pelican Hill, a top golf course near Los Angeles, water conservation is an obsession.

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