NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the tensions between Draymond Green and Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors.
President Trump awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to seven people Friday, including Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth and GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson.
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Just 40 years ago, PGA membership comprised men only. But Suzy Whaley is used to breaking new ground in a male-dominated sport. "For me it's always been about wanting to play the game," she says.
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Cody Parkey just looked puzzled. He had hit the upright four times on field goal and extra point tries. The analysis on Fox: "Boy he can hit those uprights, can't he?"
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the start of the NBA season and the lack of breakout teams in the NFL.
Buffalo Bills fans started a fundraising page to ask quarterback Nathan Peterman to retire. They want $1 million, but so far have raised just $285.
Commentator Mike Pesca, host of Slate's daily podcast The Gist, who offers his take on the Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden.
A new series, executive produced by LeBron James, says the NBA has always been political.
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A new study finds an uptick in the number of women who are fishing in the Upper Great Lakes region. Younger women especially seem drawn to a sport that is traditionally male-dominated.
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The U.S. Olympic Committee has taken steps to revoke the group's status as the governing body after the sexual abuse of gymnasts was revealed last year; three CEOs have resigned.
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The U.S. Olympic Committee has moved to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as a "national governing body." The move comes as the organization has botched its reorganization following a sex-abuse scandal.
The Secret Service protects U.S. presidents and also visiting heads of state. Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid was in the New York City Marathon — two agents had to run with her.
A new documentary series on Showtime, executive produced by LeBron James, offers a direct, pointed, emphatic response to commentator Laura Ingraham and her admonition to him to stay out of politics.
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In a field topping 50,000, the annual race saw a lot of firsts. Desisa of Ethiopia won his first NYC Marathon and Kenya's Keitany became the third person to win the race four times.
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NPR's Scott Simon speaks to ESPN's Howard Bryant about the recent controversy surrounding the University of Maryland's football team.
The cheerleader may be the first NFL squad member to take a knee, a move that football players have used to protest racial inequality and police brutality.
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He's the voice of NPR's comedy news quiz. He has also run a marathon in under 3:10. And now he has collected his thoughts about his avocation in The Incomplete Book of Running.
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Head coach Denny Douds retired from coaching East Stroudsburg University's football team after more than 40 years. He called an illegal fourth timeout, told his team and walked off the field.
NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with The Boston Globe's Marcela Garcia about the successful career of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. He's the first Puerto Rican manager to win the World Series.
"My continued presence on the board will inhibit its ability to move Maryland's higher education agenda forward," James Brady said, after outrage over the decision not to fire the football coach.
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