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Nearly 7 Decades Later, Vin Scully's Long Broadcast Will Soon Come To A Close

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Arnold Palmer acknowledges the crowd after hitting the ceremonial first tee shot at the 2007 Masters tournament. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Golfer Arnold Palmer, Who Gave New Life To A Staid Game, Dies At 87

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Hackers Release Data On 25 More Athletes From 8 Countries

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Guide Wesley Williams (left) lines up blind long jumper and sprinter Lex Gillette on the track before making a long jump during practice at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in San Diego. Gillette started losing his sight when he was 8 years old. Bill Wechter for NPR hide caption

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For Blind Long Jumper At Paralympics, Success Depends On Teamwork

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Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos performed a Black Power salute at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Universal Images Group/Getty Images hide caption

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Decades After An Iconic Protest, Tommie Smith Has Something Else On His Mind

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Athlete Activists Aren't New. Kaepernick Is Just The Latest

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2016 Summer Olympics Close. How Did Rio Do?

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Bolt Wins 8th Gold Medal; Eaton Repeats As Olympic Decathlon Winner

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Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva compete in the women's duets synchronized swimming technical routine preliminary on Monday in Rio de Janeiro. Koroleva has suffered several concussions over the years. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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When Swimmers Get Out Of Sync, The Result Can Be A Kick In The Head

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Doping Returns To Spotlight As Olympics Shift To Track And Field

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt Retains Title: World's Fastest Man

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Among Exciting Events, Shooting Emerges As A Boring Olympic Sport

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It Was A Gold Day For The USA In Rio Summer Olympics

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Gold medalists, left to right, Katie Ledecky, Allison Schmitt, Leah Smith and Maya DiRado of the United States pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's 4 x 200 meter freestyle relay final Wednesday. Clive Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Swimmers Dominate Rio Olympics In Exceptional Showing

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Crowd Boos Russian Swimmer Caught Up In Doping Scandal

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