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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.

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.

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

November 26 7 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.

November 24 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.