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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.

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 24, 2015 2 Comments

New Film Puts Spotlight On Concussions

Our sports analyst Mike Pesca tells us about ‘Concussion,’ and the impact the movie might have on football after it’s released tomorrow.

December 17, 2015 Comment

MLB Upholds Lifetime Ban For Former Player Pete Rose

Baseball’s all-time leader in hits had applied for reinstatement after being banned for gambling during his playing and managing career.

December 11, 2015 Comment

Judge Blocks Fantasy Sports Sites In N.Y.

A New York judge has agreed with the state attorney general, who ordered Draft Kings and Fan Duel to stop taking bets in New York.

December 3, 2015 Comment

From Winning Streaks To FIFA Scandal: A Look At The Week In Sports

The Golden State Warriors continue their record-breaking winning ways, and two more FIFA executives have been arrested.

November 12, 2015 6 Comments

Russia Under Fire Over Sports Doping Report

The governing body of international track and field is expected to rule tomorrow on whether to suspend Russia from competition.

October 22, 2015 3 Comments

Mets Advance To World Series After Sweeping The Cubs

Game 6 of the American League Championship Series is tomorrow, with the Blue Jays and Royals competing to win the other top spot.

October 15, 2015 Comment

Jaw-Dropping Postseason Baseball

It’s been quite a baseball postseason already, and we’re not even out of the division playoffs yet. Mike Pesca joins us.

October 8, 2015 3 Comments

Could This Be The Cubs’ Year?

The Chicago Cubs, who haven’t won a World Series since 1908, move on to play the St. Louis Cardinals in one of the Division Series.

October 1, 2015 Comment

Debate Over Paying College Athletes Heats Up

A federal appeals court has affirmed the NCAA violated antitrust rules by restricting players’ ability to trade on their likenesses.

September 24, 2015 Comment

WNBA Playoffs Heat Up

For the third straight year, the Phoenix Mercury and Minnesota Lynx face off for a title in the West.

September 17, 2015 Comment

Baseball Playoff Races Are Heating Up

With Major League Baseball’s regular season in its home stretch, we check in with our sports analyst Mike Pesca.

August 27, 2015 4 Comments

College Football Coaches Under Fire

The season hasn’t even started yet but several college football coaches are already on the hot seat for a variety of reasons.

August 20, 2015 43 Comments

What’s The Point Of A Trophy For ‘Participation’?

A Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker sparked a debate about parenting when he said he would return the trophies his sons received.

August 13, 2015 8 Comments

Arian Foster Is The Anti-Tim Tebow

The Houston Texas running back says in a magazine article that he doesn’t believe in God.

August 5, 2015 Comment

2 Women At The Top Of Their Game

UFC fighter Ronda Rousey is dominating her sport, and Elena Delle Donne is leading her WNBA team toward the playoffs.

July 30, 2015 Comment

Sports And Media Pros Bet Big On Fantasy Sports

Some investors believe the online games may also help create a larger fan base for professional sports.

July 23, 2015 3 Comments

ESPN Loses Some Of Its Biggest Names

There’s a bit of a talent drain occurring at ESPN. The network is either losing or letting go three of its top names.

July 16, 2015 14 Comments

Caitlyn Jenner Honored At ESPYs

After accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, she spoke out about acceptance for transgender people.

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February 11 13 Comments

Gravitational Waves Discovery Confirms Einstein’s Theory

Scientists detected the gravitational waves after a pair of unusual black holes collided.

February 11 6 Comments

Pope To Visit Juárez During Mexico Trip

The border city is recreating itself after years of bloodshed – something Pope Francis lived through in Argentina.

February 11 25 Comments

A Senator Makes The Case For Authorizing Use Of Force Against ISIS

It's been a year since the president asked Congress to authorize the offensive already underway. Sen. Jeff Flake is pushing for a vote.

February 10 Comment

A Look At Prisons Around The World, With A Spotlight On Our Own

Baz Dreisinger visited prisons in nine countries and wrote about her experiences in a new book, "Incarceration Nations."