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Softball, Baseball on Olympics Endangered List

The International Olympic Committee has tentatively decided to eliminate men's baseball, women's softball and modern pentathlon from the 2008 games, though the decision may be delayed. Members of the powerful U.S. softball team are among those lobbying against the change. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.

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Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and on NPR.org.
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