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Littlefield On Sports: World Series Match-Ups, MLS Season Ends, NFL's Scandals06:08
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Boston Red Sox's Daniel Nava watches an RBI double in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Elise Amendola/AP)

It's all over for the Red Sox, but there is some World Series speculation to be done — could there be a Beltway Series? Also, another season comes to a close — Major League Soccer, and the New England Revolution is third in the Eastern Conference. Plus, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks action.

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Bill Littlefield, host of NPR's Only a Game. He tweets @OnlyAGameNPR.

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The New York Times: A Beltway Battle That’s A Bipartisan Dream: Washington-Baltimore World Series

  • "Few words in America draw as much disdain as 'the Beltway,' a roadway connoting political dysfunction, dowdy hemlines and general cultural remove."

The Washington Post: How Hope Solo Went From Soccer Star To Center Of An Assault Controversy

  • "It isn’t easy for Hope Solo, tall and muscular, to disappear. But the U.S. goalie, considered among the best in the world, somehow managed a vanishing act during a 2011 game held in Germany. 'We couldn’t find her,' one of her teammates later said in an interview."

Bloomberg: NFL Starts Conduct Policy Overhaul As Goodell Meets Ex-Players

  • "National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell met with a group of 11 former players about improving the league’s personal-conduct policy following several high-profile cases of domestic abuse."

This segment aired on September 24, 2014.

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