Becky Sullivan

Becky Sullivan appears in the following:

Michigan State, Duke Join Kentucky, Wisconsin In The Men's Final Four

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A missed free throw sent Michigan State-Louisville to overtime, where the Cardinals couldn't hang on. Gonzaga hung with Duke but couldn't quite keep up.


Kentucky Is Now Just Two Games Away From Perfect Season

Saturday, March 28, 2015

It was down to two final free throws, but the Wildcats finally overcame Notre Dame's upset bid in a 68-66 win. They'll go on to face the Wisconsin Badgers in a rematch from last year's Final Four.


Remembering A Golden Era Of Undefeated College Basketball Teams

Saturday, March 07, 2015

If they can pull it off, this year's Kentucky Wildcats would be the first undefeated team in almost 40 years. But back in the 1970s, flirting with perfection was practically routine.


The Woman Behind The Oscar-Nominated Sound Of 'Unbroken'

Saturday, February 21, 2015

The film's tricky dialogue and dogfights were made possible by Becky Sullivan — the fifth woman ever nominated for the sound editing award. NPR's own Becky Sullivan met her to learn about the craft.


Remembering The Pioneering Audiologist Who Tested Hearing At Birth

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Until the early '90s, young children often weren't tested for hearing loss until they had already missed out on a critical period for learning language. Dr. Marion Downs was determined to change that.


7 Chaotic Hours Behind The Scenes At NFL RedZone

Sunday, December 14, 2014

On 17 Sundays every fall, millions of people tune in to this cable channel, which airs for just seven hours a week and endeavors to show each score from as many as 12 simultaneous football games.


Lakers May Be Losing Games, But They're Still Winning Latino Fans

Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Lakers are the only NBA team with a dedicated Spanish-language TV channel and broadcast crew. And it makes sense: almost half of the 10 million people in LA County are Hispanic.


Baseball's Best, A Hitter And A Pitcher, Are From LA

Thursday, November 13, 2014

For the Angels' Mike Trout, the third time was the charm. And Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers is just the 11th player to win MVP and Cy Young in the same season.


Baseball's Cy Young Awards Go To A Newcomer And A Repeat Winner

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw swept the voting for his third Cy Young, while Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians narrowly won his first.


Is It Too Early To Call Madison Bumgarner A Legend?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The San Francisco Giants' pitcher delivered a performance for the ages Wednesday night. And the sports world just can't stop talking about it.


From The Stadium To Your Stereo: Behind Baseball's Biggest Sounds

Saturday, October 25, 2014

You can thank audio engineer Joe Carpenter and his 80 microphones every time you hear the crack of a bat, smack of a glove or thud of a base in this World Series.


For The First Time, Real Tattoos Make Their Madden Debut

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Fear of lawsuits had kept tattoos out of previous editions of the video game, but San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick put those worries to rest when he secured the rights to his tattoos.


Fifty Years Of 'Farmer John': A Hit That Opened The Door For Chicano Rock

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Before the summer of 1964, major labels had little interest in Mexican-American bands. Then came The Premiers.


In 'Fargo,' A Deaf Actor Gets His Chance To Be Wicked

Sunday, June 01, 2014

An actor since childhood, Russell Harvard always wanted to play the bad guy. In the TV show Fargo, he plays a menacing hit man whose partner interprets for him — sometimes.


By Helping Gay Athletes, Group Hopes To Refocus On Talent

Saturday, April 12, 2014

This week, Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay player in NCAA Division 1 basketball. You Can Play, the organization that helped him through the process, wants to be irrelevant eventually.


In LA, Watching Home Team's Ball Games Just Got More Complicated

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers' games will no longer be broadcast for free on local television. Time Warner Cable has created a special Dodgers channel, but other TV providers are balking at the price.


Who's The Best In College Basketball? Let's Look At The Numbers

Thursday, March 13, 2014

"Nobody really compares" to Alan Williams number-wise, a statistician says. But the starting center for University of California, Santa Barbara, isn't widely expected to be named Player of the Year.


Jurassic Bark: How Sound Design Changed Our Imaginations

Saturday, April 13, 2013

When Gary Rydstrom recorded and mixed together a set of noises for the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park, he never guessed he'd inform our ideas about them for decades to come.


Making The Olympics Sound Right, From A 'Swoosh' To A 'Splash'

Saturday, July 28, 2012

The clashing of swords, the tick-tock of the table tennis, the robotic "Take your mark!" before the swimmers launch from their blocks — it's one man's job to make sure we hear all those things.


Instagram's Winning Recipe: Images And Social Media

Sunday, December 25, 2011

In 2011, people used Instagram to share their pictures — at a rate of 90 pictures every second. It's Apple's iPhone App of the Year, and people use it to take pictures and then share them.