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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Two great athletes broke major milestones over the weekend. And they did it in very different sports. That did not, however, stop commentator Kevin Blackistone from thinking about how their achievements compare.

Milagros "Mili" Hernandez loves soccer, and she's good at it. Really good. At age 8, the short-haired Nebraska girl plays on an Omaha club team with 11-year-olds.

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Nashville rookie Frederick Gaudreau scored the game-winning goal and goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 23 shots Monday night as the Predators evened the Stanley Cup series with a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Game 4 in Nashville, Tenn., was tied 1-1 until Gaudreau beat Matt Murray 3:45 into the second period. Calle Jarnkrok, Viktor Arvidsson and Filip Forsberg also scored for the Predators.

Pittsburgh's lone goal came from Sidney Crosby in the first period.

"It's hard to win when you score one goal," Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said after the game.

Alex Honnold has shocked the sport of climbing by reaching the peak of El Capitan without using ropes, climbing one of the world's largest monoliths in less than four hours with little gear other than a bag of chalk.

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