Friday, March 20, 2015
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
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The NBA is set to meet tomorrow to determine if the Sterling family must sell the LA Clippers. Critics say it is deeply un-American to confiscate property because of someone's beliefs, but history professor Howard Pashman says it’s actually keeping with American traditions.
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As the pressure continues to mount on the NBA, and as the Clippers lose more sponsorship deals, Sterling might find himself in the position of having to sell the team—a punishment that would earn him a huge profit.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Brooklyn Nets, despite numerous injuries and a rookie coach, are heading to the playoffs.
Friday, April 04, 2014
For a new twist on March Madness, how about watching the game, live, with Radiolab, while on twitter? Jad'll be there (in his pajamas).
Thursday, March 20, 2014
The next round of the men's NCAA basketball tournament began Thursday.
In a classic David vs. Goliath matchup, one of the games pits tiny Manhattan College against powerhouse Louisville. It's Manhattan's first trip to the dance in a decade, while Louisville knows the scene well — it's the reigning college ...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Slate's Josh Levin has an idea: at the moment of tip-off for the first game in this year's March Madness, the players should walk off the court in protest over the NCAA's refusal to compensate players while making huge amounts of money from TV and merchandising deals. We discuss his proposal, and whether you'll be watching the games through a corporate lens.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Producer Adam Shopkorn and director Benny Safdie talk about the documentary “Lenny Cooke,” along with Lenny Cooke, the subject. In 2001, Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. A decade later, Lenny has never played in the NBA. The film takes a candid look at the unfulfilled destiny of a man for whom superstardom was out of reach. "Lenny Cooke" opens December 6 at Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Monroe theater.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
By Daniel P. Tucker : Associate Producer, WNYC News
The Barclays Center is home not only to the Brooklyn Nets, but to some of the most advanced technology to come to a stadium or arena. Many older sports venues in and around New York have struggled to keep up with the latest advances in digital and social media. When it comes to Barclays, there's an app for that.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Basketball Hall of Famer Walt "Clyde" Frazier has made a successful transition from NBA star to sports broadcaster on the MSG Network. With his cool rhymes and even cooler clothes, Frazier sat down with Brooke for a live event to discuss basketball, broadcasting and the art of being cool in an interview that originally aired in March.
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