Lowry's win marked the first Open played in Northern Ireland since 1951. He became the second player from south of the border to lift the Claret Jug.
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NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the 2019 baseball season so far and about Mariano Rivera, baseball's first unanimous Hall of Famer.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Damian McCall, a reporter for the Agence France-Presse, about this year's Tour de France and the Frenchman currently in the lead, Julian Alaphilippe.
The Boston Red Sox were the last Major League Baseball team to integrate, some 12 years after Jackie Robinson played his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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We spoke to teen activists at the Girl Up event in Washington, D.C., this week. They had a lot to say about everything from buzzwords that make them mad to the best ways to de-stress.
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The Los Angeles Sparks guard was charged months ago with assaulting an ex-girlfriend. She will miss nearly a third of the regular season, and the WNBA players union plans to file a grievance.
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Federer, Djokovic — and the debate between specialists and generalists.
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Snowshoe baseball commentator Jimmy Soyck says you can't actually run in snowshoes. It's all in the shuffle.
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After a nearly five-hour match, the 32-year-old Serbian claimed his fifth Wimbledon title, defending his 2018 win.
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In the men's final at Wimbledon, Roger Federer is up against defending champion Novak Djokovic.
Hamilton was 13 years old when she lost her arm to a shark while surfing in Hawaii. She went on to surf some of the biggest waves in the world. Hamilton tells her story in the documentary Unstoppable.
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Williams was vying for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title, but fell to the 27 year old from Romania, 6-2, 6-2.
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Jim Bouton, the baseball player who spilled the dirt on the Major Leagues with his celebrated memoir, Ball Four, died this week at the age of 80.
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic renew a great rivalry at Wimbledon, and NBA free agency madness.
In 2018, all 30 MLB teams extended their netting over stadium dugouts. The protective measure has not done enough to safeguard fans from dangerous foul ball injuries.
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The former first baseman played on championship teams with the Cardinals and Mets, and made a memorable appearance on Seinfeld. His memoir is I'm Keith Hernandez. Originally broadcast June 4, 2018.
Bouton, who died Wednesday, spoke to Fresh Air in 1986 about his 1970 tell-all memoir, in which he drew on his seven years with the New York Yankees to offer an insider's guide to baseball.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rachel Bachman, senior sports reporter for The Wall Street Journal, about how this year's World Cup title might help the National Women's Soccer League thrive.
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team celebrated their World Cup win with a ticker-tape parade Wednesday in New York City. It's only the second time a women's sports team has been given that honor.
And they'll keep on fighting for equal pay.
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