French President Nicolas Sarkozy reportedly made a comment that German Chancellor Angela Merkel ate a "second helping of cheese," even though she says she's on a diet.

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Fans who are tired of the NBA lockout can get some basketball entertainment from a new show, Lysistrata Jones, which opens on Broadway next month.

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Sweetness And Light

The (Basketball) Show Must Go On

It's a desperate time for fans of the NBA. Frank Deford provides an alternative entertainment idea for basketball junkies.

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Siri's answer to the meaning of life is actually kind of impressive.

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A Phiten necklace flies around the neck of Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Chris Narveson as he throws during Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

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It's hard to relate America's love for the NFL to the broader national temperament — but the league now dominates all sports. Here, a young Oakland Raiders fan watches his team on a recent Sunday.

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Messages posted on a glass window pay tribute to the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs outside the Apple store in Hong Kong.

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Despite the popularity of college football, according to Frank Deford, only 14 athletic departments show a profit. Why? Because football has to cover the costs of the college sports that lose money.

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The fifth-graders from L.A.'s Pico Union neighborhood, who rarely get to spend time in nature, say it was the best field trip ever. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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Simon Says

Fatherhood, Not Testosterone, Makes The Man

A new study says that when men become fathers, our testosterone levels drop. Like a brick. I doubt that many fathers are surprised.

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