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Wed, 01 Mar 2017 05:10:00 -0500Commentator Frank Deford thinks some of the proposed changes to make professional baseball more exciting won't help.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:44:00 -0500Mack Beggs is prohibited from competing against boys, under Texas rules. His controversial win comes soon after President Trump rescinded Obama administration guidelines on transgender students.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:39:00 -0500The players tested a lot of new equipment so they'd be ready for next season. They tested mattresses, chose the perfect pillows, blankets and sheets — all to improve their dingy "sleep room."
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:12:00 -0500It's the first regular season call up to the NBA for the 23-year-old point guard. For the past season and-a-half, he's been playing in the D-League — pro basketball's minor league.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:12:40 -0500This past week former WNBA star Candice Wiggins claimed that she was bullied for being straight. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with ESPN writer Mechelle Voepel about female stereotypes in sports.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:00:13 -0500She dreamed of a better life outside her village in Nepal. But she was broke and had run out of hope. Then she tried a 31-mile trail race.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about possible rule changes for Major League Baseball that are designed to make games shorter.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:00 -0500A young Mexican driver is making the leap to NASCAR's top level this year, and he's looking to bring more Latino fans with him. Along with the addition of Daniel Suárez, NASCAR is pursuing efforts to become more diverse.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:07:00 -0500Li Jie and Hitomi Sato met at the Qatar Open on Thursday and wound up in a battle of wills that lasted more than 10 minutes and perhaps defied the average human ability to focus.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:50:00 -0500The proposed rule change would mean forgoing actually throwing four pitches. Instead, the bench would simply signal to the umpire that the manager wants to give the batter a free pass.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:54:00 -0500There's no prize money involved, although League of Legends maker Riot Games offers scholarships for the e-sports teams at Ohio State and competitors at other Big Ten campuses.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:06:00 -0500Over the weekend, the NBA held its all-star game — which is the traditional mid-season break. In reality, the regular season already is two-thirds over. It's now a sprint to the finish.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:39 -0500Recently the players, coaches and staff from the NBA have been politically and socially outspoken. Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation, talks about the activist culture of national sports leagues.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:58:02 -0500NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to New York Times sportswriter Juliet Macur about the government's lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong, which now goes to a jury trial.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:54:30 -0500A weekly update on the world of sports! This week, a look at the women's basketball team with the most wins, and the team that hasn't won a single game all year.