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December 21, 2014 | NPR · Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw in the final of the International Tournament of Brasilia, giving Brazil the first-place finish overall. None of the games were televised in the U.S.
 

December 20, 2014 | NPR · Is it viva la baseball, now that President Obama has softened the U.S. stance toward Cuba? ESPN’s Howard Bryant tells NPR’s Scott Simon not to expect Cuba to throw open the doors to the MLB just yet.
 

December 19, 2014 | NPR · The Olympic gold medal winner gets no jail time for second conviction for drunk driving. He’ll be able to train for Rio with his 18-month supervised probation.
 

December 19, 2014 | NPR · That is not the most someone has paid for Jordan’s shoes. A pair he wore in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA finals sold for more than $100,000.
 

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December 18, 2014 | NPR · Soccer’s governing body will, among other things, discuss preparations for the 2018 World Cup. But it’s the resignation of Michael Garcia over his corruption report that is likely to draw attention.
 

December 18, 2014 | NPR · There has been a spate of interest recently in criminal behavior among NFL athletes. Research examines the performance of athletes charged with wrongdoing, and raises questions about NFL policy.
 

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December 17, 2014 | NPR · Commentator Frank Deford says awards for sportsmanship seem archaic. These days, he says, we’re more likely to talk about unsportsmanlike conduct.
 

December 16, 2014 | NPR · Michael Garcia had filed an appeal against how his report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 soccer World Cup was handled. FIFA said his appeal is inadmissible.
 

NPR
December 14, 2014 | NPR · On 17 Sundays every fall, millions of people tune in to this cable channel, which airs for just seven hours a week and endeavors to show each score from as many as 12 simultaneous football games.
 

December 14, 2014 | NPR · The rules are what make the game, and increasingly that means more and more rules off the playing field. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of slate.com about the NFL’s revised conduct policy.
 

 

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December 21, 2014 | NPR · Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw in the final of the International Tournament of Brasilia, giving Brazil the first-place finish overall. None of the games were televised in the U.S.
 

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December 21, 2014 | NPR · Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who ambushed two NYPD patrolmen, spoke to people on the street just before the shooting took place, according to a police official.
 

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December 21, 2014 | NPR · American Jewish college student Amelia Wolf spent Hanukkah last year in Ramallah. As the holiday approached, she was lonely — until her Palestinian hosts got wind of how she was feeling.
 

Arts & Life

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December 21, 2014 | NPR · Valeria Luiselli, who was born in Mexico City and lives now in Harlem, released two slim, multinational books this year: the essay collection Sidewalks and her time-jumping novel Faces In The Crowd.
 

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December 21, 2014 | NPR · The actress stars in the new film Into The Woods, in theaters Thursday. On screen she’s a natural. But as a kid, she had a stutter so severe she could hardly say her own name.
 

Feral Films, Inc.
December 21, 2014 | NPR · A filmmaker invited white residents of Buffalo, N.Y., to speak candidly about race. Karen Grigsby Bates finds the results are thought-provoking, often surprising and sometimes disturbing.
 

Music

July 22, 2009 | NPR · NPR Music features, streams, live concerts and music news.
 

December 21, 2014 | NPR · How do you make a Christmas album without succumbing to formula? “Put a little Outkast to it,” the soul singer says.
 

December 21, 2014 | NPR · In the 1960s, the Beatles sent their most loyal fans a Christmas gift every year — a flexi-disc. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to music writer Colin Fleming about the annual holiday single.
 

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