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NHL Playoffs 1st round: A curse lifted, defending champions ousted and 14 overtimes

Monday, May 01, 2023

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with NHL senior writer Dan Rosen about the buzz surrounding the first round of playoffs, growing parity in the NHL, and matchups to watch as the next round starts Tuesday.


51 years later, Germany has a panel to review the Munich Olympics hostage massacre

Thursday, April 27, 2023

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Michael Brenner, professor at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, about the review the 1972 Munich Olympics terrorist attack that killed 11 Israeli athletes.


Trailblazer sports reporter Liz Clarke reflects on her 37 years in journalism

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Liz Clarke for an exit interview looking back on her 37 years in journalism — 25 of those as a trailblazing sports reporter at The Washington Post.


The Chicago Bulls' 9-year-old screaming secret weapon to beating the Toronto Raptors

Thursday, April 13, 2023

The Chicago Bulls' come-from-behind win against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Playoff Play-In tournament game was fueled by the screams of 9-year-old Diar, daughter to Bulls forward DeMar DeRozen.


Mimi Sheraton, pioneering NYC restaurant critic, dies after lifetime of good eating

Monday, April 10, 2023

Mimi Sheraton, who chronicled New York's culinary scene, has died at 97. She is being remembered as the New York Times' first female restaurant critic, who enjoyed great food from little-known spots.


The fate of local news: America's largest newspaper company is creating news deserts

Thursday, April 06, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with Joshua Benton, senior writer at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University, about Gannett newspaper sales and how news deserts weaken democracy.


Father-daughter memoir 'The Kneeling Man' highlights the complex life of a Black spy

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with author Leta McCollough Seletzky about the father-daughter memoir The Kneeling Man, highlighting the complex life of her father's role as a Black spy.


Keeping that same energy: Why Black women ball players are criticized differently

Monday, April 03, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with Bill Rhoden of ESPN's Andscape about the double standards baked into basketball culture and women's sports.


Everything is bigger as Texas hosts men's and women's NCAA Tournament Championships

Friday, March 31, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with Nicole Auerbach, senior writer for The Athletic, ahead of the Men's and Women's Final Four games happening across Texas this weekend.


'In Dusty we trusty': Can the Owls complete the March Madness Cinderella story?

Friday, March 31, 2023

The Florida Atlantic Owls are an underdog team with zero NCAA Tournament wins before 2023. Head coach Dusty May has pulled off an unbelievable run to get them within an inch of history.


Texas' takeover of Houston's public schools is in motion, but do takeovers work?

Friday, March 24, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Domingo Morel, associate professor at New York University about the state of Texas' takeover of Houston's independent school district.


With a few 1 seeds, Cinderellas and underdogs left, this Sweet 16 has everything

Thursday, March 23, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with The Athletic senior writer Nicole Auerbach about this weekend's Sweet 16 matchups in men's and women's college basketball tournaments and how Cinderella teams have fared.


Coaching culture & longevity: The secret recipe to a Sweet 16 college basketball run

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with author Graham Honaker about this moment in college basketball in which iconic coaches' retirements coincide with around 21,000 student athletes transferring schools.


Colin Kaepernick describes how he embraced his blackness as a teenager

Wednesday, March 08, 2023

Kaepernick's upbringing and teen crucibles are the source of his new graphic novel, titled Change the Game.


Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on his new coming of age graphic novel

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Colin Kaepernick on his book Change The Game, detailing his pivot from baseball to football and how he found himself in the process.


How Black resistance has been depicted in films over the years

Thursday, March 02, 2023

From Something Good — Negro Kiss to Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, Black cinema has long served as a form of resistance.


How Black resistance in film has been received by the public through the years

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Library of Congress scholar-in-residence and Black Film Archive creator Maya Cade about Black resistance in film and how it has been received by the public over the years.


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James used different methods to set NBA points records

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

LeBron James now holds the NBA record for most points scored. The NBA record for total points scored was previously held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — for 34 years.


Catching Kareem: How LeBron James chased down the NBA points record

Saturday, February 04, 2023

Records are made to be broken, the saying goes. But how did the kid from Akron chase down what seemed like an unbeatable number?


NCAA wants Congress' help to stabilize collegiate sports

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Nicole Auerbach, senior writer for The Athletic, describes the NCAA's next steps toward stabilizing collegiate sports and why action from Congress is seen as the solution.