Gabe O'Connor

Gabe O'Connor appears in the following:

Coverage and resources for women's basketball lag behind the surge in fan support

Friday, March 17, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Chantel Jennings, senior writer for women's basketball for The Athletic, about March Madness and the women's game.


20 years after Rooney rule, the NFL landscape is still bleak for Black coaches

Friday, March 03, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Michael Lee of The Washington post about the NFL's bleak history hiring Black head coaches.


Major League Baseball is on the clock

Monday, February 27, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Grant Brisbee of The Athletic about the new Major League Baseball rules that have some baseball purists outraged.


The violent and murky beginnings of Valentine's Day

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

A very brief look at the dark and murky beginnings of Valentine's Day.


The scene in Glendale ahead of the Super Bowl

Friday, February 10, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Mike Sando of The Athletic, who's in Glendale, Ariz. for Super Bowl preview. Press scrums and corporate-branded parties have been going on in the area all week.


A man didn't have to donate his kidney to get one for his daughter. But he did anyway

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

Arfon Jones' daughter finally found a kidney she desperately needed. He didn't have to donate to his own kidney for it to happen, but donated it to a stranger anyway.


Outgoing NCAA President Mark Emmert defends his record

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Mark Emmert oversaw a tumultuous decade-plus as NCAA president. Now that he's stepping down in March, he joins NPR's Ari Shapiro for an exit interview.


Doug Williams talks this historic Super Bowl matchup of two Black quarterbacks

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with former NFL star Doug Williams, the first Black quarterback to start in the Super Bowl, about the first Super Bowl to feature two Black quarterbacks.


Pro football brothers are set to face off in Super Bowl sibling Sunday

Monday, January 30, 2023

For the next two weeks the Super Bowl will unofficially be The Kelce Bowl. This will be the first time the brothers will play on opposite teams.


How to stop worrying and love (or at least live with) ChatGPT

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Wharton professor Ethan Mollick about his decision to embrace artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT in the classroom.


Ex-WNBA star Maya Moore is retiring after overturning husband's wrongful conviction

Friday, January 20, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with former WNBA star Maya Moore and her husband, Jonathan Irons. She officially announced her retirement after four years away working to overturn his wrongful conviction.


Is music an exclusively human thing? A new study says no

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Charles Darwin once speculated that all animals may share the ability to perceive melody and rhythm. Although the evidence is slim, there are a few studies that support Darwin's idea.


Miami's new perfect NBA record

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The Miami Heat set an NBA record, hitting a record 40 out of 40 free throw attempts.


Tonight's college football final could make underdog history

Monday, January 09, 2023

Cinderella stories never happen in college football. But Monday night's CFP title game may actually produce one. NPR's Juana Summers talks to Holly Anderson of the Shutdown Fullcast for a preview.


The NFL finds itself in uncharted territory as the regular season ends this weekend

Friday, January 06, 2023

After the shocking cardiac arrest of Damar Hamlin on Monday, the NFL will try and play games this weekend, but will not finish the game in which he collapsed.


New Zealand cracks down on lighting up

Thursday, December 15, 2022

New Zealand enacted one of the strictest anti-smoking laws in the world. But how effective will it be?


The 2022 Ohio Turnpike Name-A-Snowplow Contest announces its winners

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

The 2022 Ohio Turnpike Name-A-Snowplow Contest winners include "Ctrl-Salt-Delete," "Clearopathtra" and six others.


Will China's protests mark a new political awakening?

Thursday, December 08, 2022

China's protests renewed focus on the changing social contract between the country's young generation and its aging rulers. Will young people's rare show of defiance mark a new political awakening?


Washington TV reporter Pat Collins is retiring after 49 years

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Pat Collins, known for being a quirky Washington TV reporter, is retiring after 49 years.


What Georgia's runoff election results mean for political parties

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Republican strategist Janelle King and Democratic strategist Fred Hicks about what the results of Georgia's runoff election mean for the parties moving forward.