Streams

 

 

Football

The New Yorker: Out Loud

Hampton Sides, Daniel Alarcon, and Burkhard Bilger on the World Cup

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Hampton Sides, Daniel Alarcon, and Burkhard Bilger on the World Cup.

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: Google Hackings Revealed, The New Crop of NFL Quarterbacks

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

  • GOOGLE TAKEOUT:  Google revealed that they were hacked into back in January, and John Markoff, technology reporter for The New York Times, has found out through an inside source what exactly was stolen from the Internet giant.
  • SPORTS TAKEOUTS: With the NFL draft looming, sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, takes a look at the crop of quarterbacks who are looking to become first round picks and continue their success on the pro level.

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: President Obama's Health Care Summit, Disaster at the Ski Slopes, U-Michigan's Football Program Under NCAA Investigation

Thursday, February 25, 2010

  • WASHINGTON TAKEOUT:  Will the president's health care summit be a bipartisan love-fest or more of the same legislative gridlock? Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich brings us a preview.
  • OLYMPICS TAKEOUT: Team USA suffered a big shock yesterday when Lindsey Vonn crashed out of the Grand Slalom. Jason Stallman, Olympics editor for The New York Times talks to us about this race and the Men's Hockey competition.
  • SPORTS TAKEOUT: After a five-month investigation, the NCAA has alleged that the University of Michigan's football program committed major violations. Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin joins us with the backstory.

Comments [3]

The Takeaway

The Big Easy Embraces the Saints

Monday, February 08, 2010

The New Orleans Saints are this year's Super Bowl champions and their home city is celebrating.  This is a bright time for a city that has suffered much since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. 

Comment

The Takeaway

Your Take on the Super Bowl

Friday, February 05, 2010

We're looking for your takeaways from Sunday night's big ball game. What got you talking during the Super Bowl? A key play? A clever (or really bad) commercial? Your food spread? The half-time show? Call us with your post-game impressions at 877-8-MYTAKE or post a comment here.

Read More

Comments [5]

The Takeaway

Super Bowl Ticket Prices Super Cheap This Year

Friday, February 05, 2010

Bob Marshall, president of premium ticket site Everyticket.com, says Super Bowl XLIV ticket sales are half the price they were in recent matchups across the board.

Comment

The Takeaway

Four Super Bowl Figures to Watch

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Super Bowl XLIV is upon us and most of the talk is about Colts quarterback Peyton Manning. But sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin profiles four players you may not have heard much about.

Read More

Comment

The Takeaway

Super Bowl Foods Inspired by Miami, New Orleans and Indiana

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Tired of serving your Super Bowl guests potato chips and lite beer? We speak to two Miami-based celebrity chefs to rescue you and your party with some regionally inspired food. Jonathan Wright, who specializes in New Orleans food and serves as executive chef of The Setai, gives us the taste of the Saints. And Michael Schwartz, who specializes in gourmet rustic food and heads Michael's Genuine Food and Drink, shares two of his Miami-inspired recipes. And of course, we also mull over our favorite Indiana foods for Colts fans out there.

Comments [2]

Studio 360

360 Staff Pick: Big Fan

Monday, February 01, 2010

Big Fan follows a guy (Patton Oswalt) who lives to watch the New York Giants and then bloviate on sports-talk radio.  But it's not a football movie — it's a fascinating exploration of fandom: what we get from worshiping public figures and what happens when we glimpse ...

Read More

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: iPad's Naming Controversy, Football's Pro-Bowl

Friday, January 29, 2010

  • BUSINESS TAKEOUT: New York Times reporter Louise Story reports on Apple's new iPad tablet. Many people don't like the name "iPad." In fact, some can't even pronounce it. 
  • SPORTS TAKEOUT: Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul Matin reportrs on the controversy surrounding the Pro Bowl. Does moving the game up to a week before the Super Bowl hurt the best players in the league— by forcing them to watch from the sidelines and lose a day of rest at home?

Comment

The Takeaway

Confidence Beats Momentum As Colts and Saints Go to Super Bowl

Monday, January 25, 2010

Well, it's settled, writes Takeaway sports correspondent Ibrahim Abdul-Matin. Super Bowl XLIV will be played February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints.

 

Read More

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

Takeouts: Power Dynamics in D.C., Air America Folds

Friday, January 22, 2010

  • CONGRESS TAKEOUT: Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown arrives on Capitol Hill, and our Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, looks at what's next for the Democrats and health care reform.
  • MEDIA TAKEOUT: Liberal radio network Air America will cease operations, filing bankruptcy after six years on the air. New York Times reporter Brian Stelter looks at why the network failed.

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: Banking Regulation, NFL Match-ups

Friday, January 22, 2010

  • MONEY TAKEOUT:  New York Times finance reporter Louise Story parses President Obama's newest proposal to regulate U.S. banks.
  • SPORTS TAKEOUT: Takeaway Sports Contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin previews the big match-ups this weekend as the Saints, Vikings, Jets and Colts battle for a spot in the Superbowl.

Comment

Studio 360

Can Art and Football Mix?

Monday, January 18, 2010

George Plimpton famously combined letters and football when he took a break from his day job as editor-in-chief of The Paris Review to try out for the Detroit Lions - as a 36-year-old rookie quarterback.  He documented the sobering experience in his classic book, Paper Lion.  ...

Read More

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: Haiti, Finance, Sports

Thursday, January 14, 2010

  • HAITI TAKEOUT: We reunited Mallery Thurlow, founder and director of Haiti Foundation Against Poverty, in Grand Rapids, Mich., with her boyfriend in Haiti, France Neptune, live on The Takeaway yesterday. We speak with her to see if she's had any contact with him since yesterday, and about a baby close to her who died in the earthquake.
  • FINANCE TAKEOUT: President Obama is expected to announce a tax on big banks that will help the government collect up to $120 billion that was lost during the financial crisis. The Takeaway talks with New York Times finance reporter Louise Story about the tax.
  • SPORTS TAKEOUT: Supreme Court justices were discussing football today, and the main issue in contention was...football jerseys. Takeaway Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin joins us to talk about how this case could have a broader effect on how the NFL does business.

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: Jobs, NFL Wildcards, Listeners on Reid and Race

Monday, January 11, 2010

  • Money Takeout: On Friday we looked at how painful job losses have been in the past two years. Today we ask Dan Gross, senior editor and finance expert at Newsweek, to update us on the jobs gained so far in 2010.
  • Sports Takeouts: Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin reviews the NFL's weekend wildcard playoff games.
  • Listeners' Takeout: Responses to stories on airline security, racial profiling, and discussions inspired by Sen. Harry Reid's 2008 comments.

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: Sen. Reid's Gaffe, Cardinals Top Packers, Cold Weather

Monday, January 11, 2010

  • Washington Takeout: Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich on how comments by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) from 2008 could hurt him in 2010.
  • Sports Takeout: Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin discusses last night's highest scoring playoff game in NFL history, in which the Arizona Cardinals overcame the Green Bay Packers in overtime, 51-45.
  • Weather Takeout: For much of the past couple weeks much of the country has been shivering as frigid temperatures sweep through, especially down south and in Florida where it has affected crops, tropical fish and other wildlife that have had to be saved from frigid waters. Robert Oravec, from the National Weather Service, joins us to look at how much more of the deep-freeze to expect.

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

Takeouts: Fed Strategies, Bowl Games, Comfort Foods

Thursday, January 07, 2010

  • Business Takeout: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story brings just-released minutes from a meeting of the Federal Reserve; she says the members disagree about how best to shore up the economy.
  • Sports Takeout: Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin previews college football's CITI BCS National Championship Game between no. 2 Texas and no. 1 Alabama.
  • Listener Takeout: We got all kinds of responses from our listeners when we talked about Elvis Presley's favorite comfort foods yesterday – the King would have been 75 this week.

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

Takeouts: TV in 3D, People's Choice Awards, Bowl Games

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

  • Tech Takeout: New York Times reporter Louise Story says she's always wanted to watch television in 3D ... and might just get her wish, soon.
  • Awards Takeout: The People's Choice Awards are tonight (albeit in plain, boring 2D). Who will be honored? Will the show serve as a predictor for the Golden Globes or the Academy Awards? Or is the whole event just a way for critically-panned but commercially-successful entertainers to enjoy some recognition? TV blogger Delaina Dixon shares her insights.
  • Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin recaps the FedEx Orange Bowl and talks about Randy Johnson's retirement.

Comment

The Takeaway

Takeouts: 2008 Health Spending, Google Phone, Bowl Games

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

  • Washington Takeout: Todd Zwillich "wonks out" as he goes behind the report showing that Americans spent $2.3 trillion on health care in 2008: 17 percent of our economy.
  • Mobile Tech Takeout: Will Google's new phone change the way cell phone providers do business?  Wired.com's John Abell tells us why Google's as yet unreleased Nexus One smart phone is already affecting the mobile marketplace.
  • Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin looks back at the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl and previews the FedEx Orange Bowl between No. 10 Iowa and No. 9 Georgia Tech.

Comment