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February 8, 2016 20 Comments

Beyoncé’s Message At The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Many say the star-studded performance hit on deeper themes.

February 5, 2016 4 Comments

Heading Off Sex Trafficking At Super Bowl 50

Law enforcement warns there’s a darker side to all the fun – sex traffickers trying to cash in on the big event.

February 4, 2016 6 Comments

San Francisco, The Homeless And Super Bowl 50

City leaders are concerned about the number of homeless people on the streets during Super Bowl events.

February 4, 2016 3 Comments

Broncos And Panthers Ready For Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers meet Sunday at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, to decide the NFL Championship.

February 2, 2016 Comment

High School Players Ready To Commit On National Signing Day

Increasingly, the day, and the hype around it, have provided fodder to the critics who say college football is anything but amateur.

January 28, 2016 Comment

New York AG Investigates NFL Resale Ticketing

The attorney general is investigating whether the NFL is illegally pricing tickets on the resale market using “resale price floors.”

January 28, 2016 Comment

Australian Open: Serena Continues, Roger Is Out And Match-Fixing Allegations Loom

Our sports analyst Mike Pesca explains how the match-fixing scandal is playing out at the tennis tournament in Melbourne.

January 25, 2016 2 Comments

Countering The Super Bowl Counterfeiters

Beth Willon of KQED looks at the technological race between the NFL and the people who make counterfeit tickets and merchandise.

January 21, 2016 Comment

Alleged Cheating Scandal Rocks The Tennis World

A scathing report by Buzzfeed and the BBC alleges match-fixing by the top male tennis players in the world.

January 19, 2016 3 Comments

Jessica Mendoza Breaks Barriers In Baseball, Broadcast

The 2004 Olympic gold winner in softball will anchor ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball broadcast for the upcoming season.

January 13, 2016 2 Comments

Rams Headed Back To Los Angeles

NFL owners have approved the bid by the St. Louis Rams to return to LA, 20 years after the team left the city for St. Louis.

January 8, 2016 Comment

Security Plans For Super Bowl 50 Underway

The Super Bowl is just weeks away but the security preparations at Levi’s Stadium have been going on for more than two years.

January 8, 2016 5 Comments

College Football Players Disqualified By Concussions Are Recruited Back

A murky system of rules allows players disqualified for concussions to play elsewhere, according to a STAT investigation.

January 8, 2016 2 Comments

Pot Use Penalties Being Reduced For Some College Athletes

This comes after the NCAA’s chief medical officer said the organization should not be testing for recreational drugs in the first place.

January 7, 2016 8 Comments

The Bobblehead, And How It Became So Popular

Only A Game’s Karen Given tells the story of the business deal that would change the course of bobblehead history.

January 7, 2016 Comment

Team Moves On The Horizon, As NFL Playoffs Kick Off

The owners of three teams have applied to move their franchises to the Los Angeles area. This comes as the playoffs kick off Saturday.

January 6, 2016 2 Comments

Baseball Immortality Expected For Ken Griffey Jr. Today

No player has ever been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously, but Ken Griffey Jr. is expected to come close today.

December 31, 2015 4 Comments

A Resolution To Run Every Day Has Lasted (So Far) More Than 9,000

Mark Washburne decided to go for a daily run on December 31, 1989 and has not missed a single day since. This is how he did it.

December 31, 2015 Comment

It’s A Big Day For College Football Fans

Top-seeded Clemson tangles with Oklahoma this afternoon and number-two seed Alabama plays the Michigan State Spartans tonight.

December 30, 2015 2 Comments

Miami’s New Holiday Tradition: Outdoor Ice Skating

Despite the 80-degree-plus weather the Florida city is expecting today, there’s one aspect of the wintry holidays residents can now experience.

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February 8 7 Comments

10 Things To Know About New Hampshire

With the focus on the primary race, we decided to do a little digging to find out what sets this state apart from the other 49.

February 8 60 Comments

N.H. Sen. Shaheen On Why She Supports Hillary Clinton

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says "I never hear any men who are supporting Bernie get asked if they're supporting him because he's a man."

February 5 10 Comments

Lead 101: Flint Crisis Is Latest Example Of America’s Lead Problem

Public health historian Gerald Markowitz reminds us that the problem of lead poisoning is anything but new.

February 5 5 Comments

Why Some Forensic Evidence Isn’t Accurate Or Reliable

The co-founder of the Innocence Project explains the problems with certain types of evidence, such as bite marks.