Takeouts: the NFL draft, remembering I.O.C. president Juan Antonio Samaranch

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NFL TAKEOUT: The NFL draft starts tonight in New York City, and sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin has all the rumors swirling around the event. The St. Louis Rams have the first overall pick, so we talk to one of their fans, Justin Stine, lead blogger of Ramblin’ Fan, to find out who who he hopes will be their choice.

OLYMPIC TAKEOUT: The Olympic world lost one of its most influential leaders yesterday, former I.O.C. President Juan Antonio Samaranch. We’re joined by Jere Longman, New York Times sports reporter, who tells us more about the influential figure in the Olympic world.

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