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The Brian Lehrer Show

Participatory Budgeting; Recycling NYC; Lawyer Bubble; Monogamy

Friday, April 05, 2013

At the end of a week marked by two big political corruption charges in New York, two city council members, Brad Lander and Melissa Mark-Viverito, discuss trying to increase transparency in government with participatory budgeting. Plus: a new series all about recycling in New York City; the connections between college basketball and the U.S. Constitution according to Rami Khouri; the lawyer bubble; and Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg on her new book.

The Takeaway

Should College Basketball Stars Be Paid?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

More than 140 million people have been watching the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this year. And nearly everyone involved with March Madness is profiting handsomely from the games. That is, everyone but the players. "Frontline" correspondent Lowell Bergman investigates NCAA labor issues in his new documentary, “Money and March Madness,” which airs on PBS tonight. Sonny Vaccaro believes that student athletes should benefit; he signed Michael Jordan to his first shoe contract.

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The Takeaway

NCAA Championship: First Week

Friday, March 18, 2011

The first week of college basketball's biggest tournament is drawing to a close. Who has fallen, and who has lived to battle another day? We check in with Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, to get a recap as well as a look at what's happening next week. Also, don't forget we're still accepting your March Madness brackets

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The Takeaway

March Madness Begins: Advice for Filling Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

With the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament set to start Thursday, many brackets are due by noon today.  If you haven't gotten yours in yet, we've got some last minute tips from freelance sports writer and contributor to SportingNews.com and the Wall Street Journal, Dan Shanoff.

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The Takeaway

Hockey Gold for Canada, College Basketball Update

Monday, March 01, 2010

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin recaps what can only be described as a classic hockey game between Canada and Team USA as they both battled for Olympic gold. In overtime, Canada clenched the gold and made the host nation proud. Meanwhile, a roster of exciting college basketball games filled the weekend back on U.S. soil.

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