'Shop Talk': Weinergate, NBA Finals, NCAA Restrictions

Miami Heat's LeBron James goes up for a shot during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks on June 9, 2011. The Mavericks won 112-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the series. i

Miami Heat's LeBron James goes up for a shot during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks on June 9, 2011. The Mavericks won 112-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the series. Mark Ralston/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Miami Heat's LeBron James goes up for a shot during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks on June 9, 2011. The Mavericks won 112-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the series.

Miami Heat's LeBron James goes up for a shot during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks on June 9, 2011. The Mavericks won 112-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the series.

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The 'Barbershop' guys weigh-in on the controversy surrounding Rep. Weiner, who announced this week that he will not resign despite having lewd internet communications with women. The guys also discuss game five of the NBA finals. Host Michel Martin hears from author Jimi Izrael; sports editor David Zirin; Johns Hopkins professor of Political Science Lester Spence; and syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette. Discussion about Weiner may not be suited for younger listeners.

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