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Set of golf clubs once used by Tiger Woods sells for record amount

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

A set of golf clubs allegedly used by Tiger Woods to win four of his 15 major championships sold for over $5 million.

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A look ahead at the NBA playoffs

Friday, April 08, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Defector's Maitreyi Anantharaman about the NBA playoffs, which start next week with the play-in tournament to decide which teams get the last slots.

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Eritrean cyclist makes history with win in Belgium

Monday, March 28, 2022

Eritrean cyclist Biniam Girmay sprinted to victory in Belgium and became the first Black African to win one of road cycling's classic races.

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The war is with West and NATO allies — not Ukraine, Ukrainian Parliament member says

Thursday, March 10, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Ukrainian member of Parliament Andrii Osadchuk about his family's journey out of Kyiv and what he'd like to see from NATO allies.

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Western New York community rallies behind Ukranian borscht sausage

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

Americans around the country are trying to help Ukrainians in any way they can. One couple in New York turned to making borscht sausages in order to generate money to give to charity.

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NWSL ratifies 1st collective bargaining agreement hoping it leads to more stability

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with reporter Meg Linehan of The Athletic about the National Women's Soccer League signing their first collective bargaining agreement.

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'The Violin Conspiracy' shows what it can be like to play classical music while Black

Friday, January 28, 2022

NPR's Asma Khalid speaks with Brendan Slocumb, author of The Violin Conspiracy. The crime mystery finds a Black classical musician trying to recover his stolen instrument — among other challenges.

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Contact tracing may look different from the pandemic's start, but it's still useful

Friday, January 28, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lorna Thorpe, director of epidemiology at New York University Grossman School of Medicine, on the benefits and disadvantages of contact tracing at this pandemic phase.

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Why finding the missing pieces of Anne Frank's family story is still important today

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Rosemary Sullivan about working on a book that potentially reveals who betrayed Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank and her family.

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Florida hospitals caught in limbo over differing federal and state vaccine mandates

Monday, January 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Mary Mayhew, president of the Florida Hospital Association, about how the state's hospitals are navigating the Supreme Court's decision on vaccine mandates.

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How Western Australia has managed to avoid large Covid-19 outbreaks

Thursday, January 06, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with reporter Jacob Kagi of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation about how Western Australia has managed their COVID-19 numbers throughout the pandemic.

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European soccer matches have become predictable, study finds. Salary caps might help

Friday, December 17, 2021

After analyzing some 88,000 European soccer matches, scientists say games have become more predictable over time and hypothesize that salary caps could help revive the surprise.

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Prosecutor in Crumbley case says charging parents in school shootings is warranted

Thursday, December 16, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Oakland County prosecutor Karen McDonald about working on the Oxford High School shooting case and working towards safer schools.

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Could a salary cap help European soccer become less predictable?

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

After analyzing 26 years worth of European soccer matches, scientists have determined that the games have become more predictable over time — and the home field advantage has vanished.

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Nicole Kidman knew she would be judged on playing Lucille Ball. So she got to work

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

In Being the Ricardos, Nicole Kidman portrays Lucille Ball and Lucy Ricardo, Ball's character in the I Love Lucy show. Kidman received a Golden Globe nomination for the role.

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USA Gymnastics settles with Nassar abuse victims

Monday, December 13, 2021

After a years-long legal battle, USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and their insurers have agreed to pay victims of disgraced former team doctor Larry Nassar $380 million.

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Nicole Kidman went all in on becoming Lucille Ball for role in 'Being The Ricardos'

Friday, December 10, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Nicole Kidman about portraying Lucille Ball and Lucy Ricardo in the new film, Being the Ricardos.

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What to know about the $768 billion defense policy bill that's heading to the Senate

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Politico defense reporter Connor O'Brien about the House passing a $768 billion defense policy bill.

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No end in sight for Major League Baseball lockout

Thursday, December 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post about Major League Baseball's lockout and the ramifications it could have for the future of the sport.

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Lee Elder, the 1st Black golfer to play at the Masters, has died at age 87

Monday, November 29, 2021

Former PGA Tour player Lee Elder has died at age 87. He was the first Black man to play at the Masters Tournament and meant a lot to the community of Langston Golf Course in Washington, D.C.

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