The Summer Of Our Excess: Sport Gets Supersized Between the World Cup and Wimbledon and LeBron, sports fans might be a bit exhausted by all the supersized action. This summer has been a season of sports excess -- it even included a hot-dog-eating contest.
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The Summer Of Our Excess: Sport Gets Supersized

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The Summer Of Our Excess: Sport Gets Supersized

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RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

From that All-Star Game to the World Cup to Wimbledon and the saga of LeBron James, sports fans have a right to be exhausted. Commentator Frank Deford is certainly feeling fatigued.

FRANK DEFORD: Do you get the feeling sometimes that we all live our lives in a sports bar?

MONTAGNE: This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, Host:

And Steve Inskeep is still away. He's working on his book all this month. Sitting in for him and delighted to be here, I'm Mary Louise Kelly.

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