Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process.
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Could the 2019 Miami Dolphins wind up being the worst team in NFL history? NPR's Audie Cornish talks to the Miami Herald's Greg Cote about how pro football got so bad in South Florida.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with former Iranian soccer coach Katayoun Khosrowyar about Sahar Khodayari, a young woman who died after trying to watch a stadium soccer game in Iran.
Charles has won two Olympic golds, the WNBA Rookie of the Year and MVP awards, and now is the starting center for the New York Liberty.
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A juiced triple crown winner and an NFL player accused of sexual assault can still play: NPR's Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Michele Steele about this week in sports.
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape in a federal lawsuit in Florida.
Jemele Hill, a writer at The Atlantic, argues yes. She says doing so could benefit the colleges and the communities around them.
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On Tuesday, a former trainer accused Brown of sexual assault and rape in a federal lawsuit filed in Florida. The embattled wide receiver has denied the allegations.
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The California State Assembly is on the verge of passing a law that would make it possible for the state's college athletes to be paid for the use of their images to market products.
The Philadelphia Eagles, the Seattle Seahawks and the Minnesota Vikings have all opened rooms in their stadiums for fans, including those with autism, who need a break from sensory overload.
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For 25 years, a group of inner-city kids in Philadelphia has been breaking down barriers of class and race in the traditionally exclusive sport. The concept is simple: they work to ride.
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NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated about the amazing play seen at the U.S. Open this year.
The win, his fourth at the U.S. Open, puts him just one Grand Slam behind Roger Federer for the all-time men's singles record. But to do it, Nadal had to fend off a furious rally from Daniil Medvedev.
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Thousands of Sneakerheads throng the nation's capital to attend Sneaker Con in search of some of the most popular and rare footwear in the industry. Organizers expect about 10,000 attendees.
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When ESPN The Magazine created its Body Issue, the staff set out to celebrate how varied athletes' bodies are. But before they could do that, they had to get a few big names to agree to be in it.
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With her win at the U.S. Open, Andreescu became the first Canadian to win a major singles title.
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To mark the NFL's 100th anniversary, NPR's Michel Martin talks football with The Nation's Dave Zirin, Jason Reid of ESPN's The Undefeated, and journalism professor Kevin Blackistone.
The U.S. Open is well underway and Serena Williams is, unsurprisingly, in the finals. The NFL's opening night was underwhelming. And more girls than ever are signed up to play high school football.
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As research into head injuries expands to include women's soccer, some of the sport's former stars are calling attention to the health fallout from heading the ball multiple times.
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