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April 28, 2016 8 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28, 2016 Comment

For NFL Draft Fans, Quarterbacks Take Center Stage

Today is NFL draft day, the day when top college players get picked to play professional football. It’s become a major television event.

April 21, 2016 21 Comments

ESPN Fires Curt Schilling For Offensive Facebook Post

The former ace pitcher was fired after he shared a post on social media that many considered offensive to the transgender community.

April 19, 2016 Comment

What’s Next In The NFL’s Legal Battle Over Concussions

A settlement upheld on Monday means retired players can receive up to $5 million, depending on the extent of their injuries.

April 18, 2016 2 Comments

Ethiopians Complete First-Ever Sweep Of Boston Marathon

Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men’s race with a time of 2:12:45 and Atsede Baysa won the women’s race in 2:29:19.

April 15, 2016 Comment

Bobbi Gibb Led The Way For Women At The Boston Marathon

When she broke the rules to run the men’s-only race in 1966, “my father actually thought that I was deranged.”

April 14, 2016 Comment

Between Kobe Bryant And The Warriors, The NBA Marks History

The Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant said goodbye to the game, and the Golden State Warriors broke a record for victories.

April 13, 2016 Comment

Lacrosse Comes To Hampton University In Virginia Thanks To A Mother And Son

Hampton University student Michael Crawford and his mother Verina brought lacrosse to the historically black college.

April 13, 2016 Comment

New Chess Hall Of Famer On Kids, Chess And Ferguson

Grandmaster Maurice Ashley discusses his career and how he teaches chess to kids in different communities.

April 13, 2016 Comment

Warriors And Kobe Bryant In Spotlight As NBA Season Wraps Up

The Golden State Warriors can set a record for regular season wins with a victory tonight. Bryant plays the last game of his 20-year career.

April 11, 2016 5 Comments

How Jordan Spieth Could Recover From His Masters Meltdown

Some are calling Spieth’s bungling of the 12th hole at the U.S. Masters golf tournament the biggest golf meltdown of all time.

April 7, 2016 Comment

Golden State Warriors Could Make NBA History, But Are They The Best?

The Warriors could set a record for wins, but some analysts think the San Antonio Spurs are the better team.

April 5, 2016 2 Comments

UConn Women’s Basketball Dynasty Could Set A Record

If the team beats Syracuse tonight, UConn could be the first women’s basketball team in NCAA history to win four national titles in a row.

April 1, 2016 Comment

The Business Of Pro Wrestling

World Wrestling Entertainment has already sold more than 84,000 tickets to WrestleMania 32, going on this Sunday in Arlington.

April 1, 2016 Comment

How To Call A Spring Training Game

At the Cactus League in Arizona, the ever-rotating lineup is just one challenge public address announcers face in the press box.

April 1, 2016 Comment

Inventor Of Basketball’s Jump Shot Gets A Shot At Hall Of Fame

Sure, the slam dunk is flashy, but three-pointers win games. And to sink a three-pointer, you have to know how to jump.

March 31, 2016 29 Comments

Study Raises New Concern About Global Warming

Global warming could disintegrate the vast ice Antarctic ice sheet sooner than originally thought, according to the study in Nature.

March 31, 2016 6 Comments

Women Soccer Players Allege Wage Discrimination

Five of the top American women soccer players have filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

March 29, 2016 8 Comments

PGA Head On The State Of Golf: ‘We Know We Have Our Challenges’

Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the Professional Golfers’ Association, discusses the efforts to grow – and diversify – the sport.

March 24, 2016 4 Comments

Pitching March Madness As A Great Time To Schedule A Vasectomy

For years, an Oregon clinic has promoted the tournament as a good time for a vasectomy. Other clinics are jumping on the bandwagon.

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April 28 8 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."

April 28 Comment

Gloria Estefan Reflects On Her Life Story In ‘On Your Feet!’

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson catches up with the Cuban-born American singer backstage after a performance.

April 27 26 Comments

Economist: NAFTA Benefits Economy Despite Job Losses

Gordon Hanson explains his research on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and why he still supports it.