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5:02 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

The Neighs Have It: Horse Outruns Man, But Just Barely

Horses, riders and runners crossed three streams in the course of their 22-mile race through the hills of central Wales. The average finish time was the same for both species — four hours.
Ryan Kellman and Adam Cole NPR's Skunk Bear

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 11:40 am

The Man v. Horse Marathon starts out like a typical cross-country race. Hundreds of runners stream past the starting line, through the town of Llanwrtyd Wells and then up into the Welsh hills.

But 15 minutes later, a second set of competitors takes off. Fifty horses and their riders chase the runners up and down ridges, across streams, and past hundreds of bewildered sheep.

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Economy
5:01 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

Hartford, Conn., Bets On Baseball To Revive Ailing Economy

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 8:13 pm

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Sports
4:55 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

Golfers Navigate Tricky U.S. Open Course At Chambers Bay

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 8:13 pm

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The Two-Way
4:28 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

Kansas City Royals Are Running The Bases In All-Star Game Balloting

Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante hits an RBI single in the second inning during a game last month against the Cincinnati Reds.
Ed Zurga AP

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 5:46 pm

Could it be a virtual stuffing of the ballot box?

Major League Baseball says it is invalidating more than 60 million online ballots for the upcoming All-Star Game, citing irregularities.

Baseball fans outside Kansas City have been watching with shock and some outrage as the voting has so far placed Royals players in eight of the nine American League starting positions for the July 14 game.

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Sports
7:17 am
Fri June 19, 2015

NFL Football Involved In Deflategate Is Up For Auction

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 8:18 am

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The Two-Way
7:21 pm
Thu June 18, 2015

Here's Why The Grass Isn't Greener At This Year's U.S. Open

Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay. The brown grass may seem unusual to some American golf fans.
Matt York AP

The U.S. Open kicked off today, at the Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington. One aspect of this year's tournament is standing out already: the grass. It is quite brown in some places, an aesthetic that is almost totally in opposition to say, the lush, verdant greens of the Augusta National Golf Club, where The Masters takes place.

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Sports
5:08 am
Thu June 18, 2015

Royals Fans Vote Early And Often For Their All-Star Favorites

Originally published on Thu June 18, 2015 8:05 am

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Sports
6:27 pm
Wed June 17, 2015

Legendary High School Football Coach On Career: 'Athletics Is Just Like Life'

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Sports
5:04 am
Wed June 17, 2015

FBI Probes How And Why Houston Astros Database Was Breached

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 2:44 pm

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Sports
5:04 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Golden State Warriors Beat Cleveland To Win NBA Championship

Originally published on Wed June 17, 2015 8:31 am

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