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Michael Phelps celebrates qualifying for his fifth Olympic Games, after winning the men's 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Wednesday in Omaha, Neb. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Veteran Swimmer Michael Phelps And Newer Names Headed For Olympics

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The Canton Charge play against the Iowa Energy in Canton, Ohio, on Feb. 16. Maddie McGarvey for NPR hide caption

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Playing For A Chance: The Promise And Pain Of The NBA's Minor League

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Boxer Muhammad Ali weighs in before his heavyweight bout with Jerry Quarry on Oct. 20, 1970, in Atlanta. AP hide caption

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Boxer Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest Of All Time,' Dies At 74

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Willett Wins Masters; Defending Champ Spieth's Game Collapses On 12th Hole

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Buzzer-Beating Shot Capped Villanova's Victory Over UNC 77-74

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Selection Sunday Produces 2016 March Madness Bracket

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Peyton Manning Retires, Maria Sharapova Fails Drug Test

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Soccer Fans Skeptical New FIFA President Will Bring Needed Reform

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014. Manning will meet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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For Pro Athletes, Knowing When It's Time To Call It Quits

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Buffalo Bills Appoint First Female Full-Time Coach In The NFL

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NFL Handles Fallout From Violent Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Playoff Game

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Alabama Wins 4th College Football Title In 7 Seasons

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'Concussion' Forces Football Players To Contemplate Safety Risks

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Haley on the Willamette River. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Teaching Grit On The Water: A Top Coach Mixes Rowing With Life

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