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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 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 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.

July 9, 2015 5 Comments

Redskins Will Appeal Court Ruling

The Washington Redskins plan to challenge a federal judge’s order that cancels the trademark registration for the NFL team.

July 6, 2015 Comment

USA Women Win 2015 World Cup

The American team beat Japan 5-2 in Canada on Sunday, winning their first Women’s World Cup since 1999.

July 2, 2015 Comment

U.S. Will Battle Japan In Women’s World Cup Final

After Japan beat England in a close game decided by an own goal from England, the stage was set for a tough match-up with the U.S.

June 25, 2015 2 Comments

U.S. Women Set For World Cup Rematch Against China

The last time the teams in the Women’s World Cup, the Americans scored a dramatic shootout victory to capture the championship.

June 18, 2015 Comment

U.S. Women Prepare For Second Round World Cup Play

The American team survived pool play, but now things get serious in the Women’s World Cup. A loss means you’re out.

June 11, 2015 Comment

Stanley Cup Final Tied For Now, As Cavs Lead NBA Finals

The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 last night. The Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors play Game 4 tonight.

June 4, 2015 Comment

Who Steps Up In NBA Finals: LeBron Or Steph Curry?

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors face off tonight against Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.

May 29, 2015 2 Comments

Sepp Blatter Wins Re-Election As FIFA President

He was re-elected despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption within soccer’s world governing body.

May 28, 2015 Comment

Russia’s Putin Pulls A Red Card On U.S. Over FIFA Case

Vladimir Putin says the corruption charges levied against top soccer officials are a “blatant attempt” by the U.S to extend its jurisdiction.

May 21, 2015 Comment

Extra Point Was Extra Easy, So NFL Moves To Make It Harder

The National Football Leage and owners agreed to make the play a little more dramatic, moving it from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line.

May 14, 2015 11 Comments

A ‘Deflategate’ Appeal Could Flip The Script On NFL And Tom Brady

Some sportswriters are saying the star Patriots quarterback’s suspension will likely be reduced, or even vacated entirely.

May 7, 2015 Comment

NFL Investigation Finds Patriots Did Tamper With Ball Inflation

After months of speculation and a Super Bowl win, what does this mean for the team’s quarterback Tom Brady and the team’s record?

April 30, 2015 6 Comments

Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao: A Fight For The Ages

Boxing fans have been waiting for this for years. On Saturday, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally meet in the ring.

April 23, 2015 Comment

Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years.

April 16, 2015 Comment

NHL And NBA Playoffs Begin

Hockey teams are already facing off in the playoffs and the pro basketball playoffs tip off Saturday.

April 9, 2015 Comment

Week In Sports: From Tiger Woods’ Return To NFL’s First Female Official

The Masters is underway in Augusta, Georgia, the NFL has hired its first-ever female official and the NBA playoffs are approaching.

April 2, 2015 Comment

Sports World Criticizes Indiana Law

NASCAR has joined the NBA, WNBA and NCAA in voicing concerns about the state’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

September 1 12 Comments

Favorite Son Hopes To Revive Michigan Football

The story of what's happened at Michigan over the last decade plays out in a new book by John Bacon.

September 1 3 Comments

Living With ALS In The Ice Bucket Age

Corey Reich was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease in 2007 when he was 21. Now 29, he continues to do well.

August 31 Comment

Adapting ‘The Boys In The Boat’ For Young Adult Readers

Daniel James Brown decided to adapt his book after an increasing number of young people told him they loved the story.

August 28 Comment

DJ Session: The Music Of New Orleans, 10 Years After Katrina

Nick Spitzer talks about the music that has resonated in the city since the storm, and how the music scene has changed.