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    12:35pm Apr 23, 2013
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    Remembering Pat Summerall

    His easy-going banter would quickly paint the sports scene and convey the excitement on the game field. But the engaging voice of sports announcer Pat Summerall will no longer be heard.

  • 2:46pm Apr 17, 2013
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    The Pitch For More No. 42s

    There's more buzz than usual this year around baseball legend Jackie Robinson, who made his major league debut on April 15, 1947. But commentator Frank Deford says there isn't enough buzz in college athletics to help shape the Robinsons of the future.
  • 2:25pm Apr 17, 2013
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    What Spectators Add To The Marathon Experience

    Many of those injured, and at least two of those who were killed, in the Boston Marathon explosions were there to cheer the runners on. Runners count the smiles, cheers and witty signs from spectators to motivate them along the way. Runner and writer Erin Ryan talks about what spectators contribute.
  • 3:00pm Apr 16, 2013
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    Boston Globe Columnist: 'A Little Bit Of Freedom Taken Away'

    Sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about Monday's events at the Boston Marathon, the place the marathon holds in the life of the city, its importance in the international world of running, and the history of attacks at sporting events.
  • 6:09pm Apr 13, 2013
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    Down To The Putt: Golf Analytics Gain Traction

    Numbers crunching has become a big deal in sports. Analytics have been slower to take hold in the tradition-bound game of golf, but it is happening. NPR's Tom Goldman reports on the phenomenon from the tournament most steeped in tradition, the Masters.
  • 10:11am Apr 13, 2013
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    Week In Sports: A Day At The Masters

    Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Goldman, from his perch watching the Masters in Augusta, about the tournament so far and 14-year-old Guan Tianlang, the youngest player to ever make the cut.
  • 10:59am Apr 11, 2013
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    Tiger Woods Favored To Win Masters

    Golf's first major tournament of the season that begins Thursday in Augusta, Georgia. If Tiger Woods wins, he would receive his fifth green jacket.