Jacob Pinter

Jacob Pinter appears in the following:

15 Dead In Canadian Junior Hockey Team Bus Crash

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Fourteen others are injured after a collision in the western province of Saskatchewan. Authorities have not released the names and ages of the victims, as condolences poured in from across the nation.


Oklahoma's Teachers Continue Walkout As Lawmakers Vote On More Education Funds

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Teachers promise they're "not leaving" the capitol building until they secure more money for the schools. But it's not clear if they will be satisfied by bills up for a vote Friday.


Canadian Civil Rights Pioneer Will Appear On Country's $10 Bill

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

When Canada's new $10 bill comes out later this year, it will feature activist Viola Desmond, who will become the first non-royal woman and the first black Canadian on the country's currency.


Actor Michael Rapaport On Sports Highs, Lows And LeBron

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Michael Rapaport set out to be a pro basketball player. Instead, he became an actor and rabid sports fan. "Sports is one of the only safe places where you can articulate your emotions," he tells NPR.


Your Questions About Activism In Sports, Answered

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Why is the anthem played at sporting events? Do athletes have a positive impact on political or social change in the U.S.? Here are some answers to questions from our call-out on sports and activism.


World Air Guitar Champion Is In Finland To Defend His Title

Friday, August 25, 2017

The 2017 world air guitar finals are Friday night in Finland, and Matt Burns is there. He was last year's winner. Burns picked "Airistotle" as his nom de rock.


An NYC Scout Troop Provides Homeless Girls A Place Of Their Own

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The 28 members of Girl Scout Troop 6000, and its two co-leaders, live in a shelter in Queens, N.Y. The troop that Giselle Burgess started is the first specifically for girls who are homeless.


Something Old, Something New: Public Service Broadcasting On History And Storytelling

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

J. Willgoose, Esq. says his band's band's practice of repurposing historical films and broadcasts is less an exercise in nostalgia than a way of "reframing the past."


Appalachian Wrestling's Greatest Villain: 'The Progressive Liberal'

Friday, June 30, 2017

A wrestler is stirring up crowds at deep-red rural Appalachian events as a trash-talking East Coast elite going by the name Dan Richards, The Progressive Liberal.


No Chew For You, Athletes In Boston (If The Mayor Gets His Way)

Monday, August 10, 2015

A proposed ordinance would ban the use of smokeless tobacco at sports facilities across the city. If approved it would cover everything from Little League fields to games at Fenway Park.


Will 'Deflategate' Let The Air Out Of Super Bowl Hype?

Friday, January 23, 2015

Football talk hasn't really focused on the Super Bowl yet. Instead, all eyes are on the New England Patriots who are accused of deflating footballs in their playoff game with Indianapolis.


He Invented Instant Replay, The TV Trick We Now Take For Granted

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

When Tony Verna was a young CBS News director, he created instant replay during the 1963 Army-Navy football game. His new visual effect changed the way we watch live sports. Verna died Sunday at 81.