The Chiefs play New England for a ticket to the Super Bowl. A Kansas City amusement park has altered the name of its roller coaster The Patriot to The Patrick in honor of Chiefs' QB Patrick Mahomes.
A video of star gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's "perfect 10" floor routine shows her smiling and beaming. But it hasn't always been this way. UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field helped her rekindle that joy.
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L.A. will get a megadose of major sporting events.
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The president paid for the meal himself, he said. That did not spare him from the disdainful glee of Twitter hecklers.
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David Greene talks to ESPN's Jeff Passan about Kyler Murray, a top-draft pick by baseball's Oakland A's. After a Heisman Trophy-winning year as a college quarterback, he's entered the NFL draft too.
The offensive lineman's car got stuck in the snow, The Associated Press reports. Allen tweeted a "nice guy named Dave" rescued him. He asked for help finding Dave so he could get him playoff tickets.
The head coach of the Houston Rockets will answer three questions — one about Michael Jordan, one about Dan Quayle, and one about Tony the Tiger.
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NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about which teams will make the NBA postseason.
The NBA star says he fears that if he travels to London for an upcoming game against the Washington Wizards, he might be killed for speaking out against Turkey's president.
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Bernice Sandler, who had a major hand in creating and helping pass Title IX legislation, has died at 90. The landmark federal civil rights law ensures gender equality in education and athletics.
At a recent ice hockey tournament, 13-year-old Divyne Apollon II was subjected to racist abuse from the opposing team. Angered by the lack of action from others, his teammates came to his defense.
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The Chicago Bears kicker missed a game-winning field goal Sunday night, after the Eagles called time-out. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with economist Toby Moskowitz about the practice of icing a player.
A man accused of breaking into a music store in Pittston, Pa., was asked by TV news crews if he had anything to say. He said, "Go Eagles." The Super Bowl champs are in the playoffs.
Alabama and Clemson play in the national championship game — again. It's the third time in four years they're meeting in the title game. Why are these two programs so consistently good?
We have a roundup of the week in sports, including the latest on the Chicago Bears, quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Baylor Lady Bears women's basketball team.
The University of Connecticut women's basketball team did something on Thursday that it hasn't done in years. It lost during the regular season, after having a stunning run of more than 100 victories.
Only three minority head coaches remain in the NFL, in a league that's nearly 70 percent African American. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with The Undefeated's Jason Reid about the NFL trending backwards when it comes to diversity.
The high school coach in Missouri is accused of using his triplet sons to cheat. An opposing team accuses the coach of swapping in one of his three sons to gain an advantage on the free throw line.
The NFL playoffs begin this weekend and, like always, there's plenty of drama and intrigue both on the football field and off. Which teams will make it a step closer to the Super Bowl?
In a 68-57 upset, the Baylor Lady Bears handed the UConn Huskies their first regular season loss since 2014.
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