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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:07:00 -0400Correspondents, editors and producers from NPR's newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:00 -0400Football season has begun and there's plenty to talk about. Howard Bryant of ESPN.com talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the week in sports.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:31 -0400One of the few coaches in the Olympic Hall of Fame has died. Ed Temple coached sprinter Wilma Rudolph and the legendary Tigerbelles of Tennessee State University.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:16:00 -0400Yahoo says 500 million user accounts may have been breached. Social media erupt in jokes.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 04:40:00 -0400We're seeing something we did not witness a decade or two ago: Sports as a vehicle not just for making money, but for social change.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:02:00 -0400One of the greatest sports play-by-play announcers of all times, Vin Scully, is set to retire after 67 years calling plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He talks to David Greene about his career.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:49:00 -0400The Paralympics wrap up on Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with blind athlete Dartanyon Crockett who won a bronze medal in Rio in Judo.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:49:00 -0400The NFL announced last week it will invest $100 million to advance concussion research. Rachel Martin asks David Camarillo, who leads a Stanford University lab dedicated to inventing such equipment
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:12:46 -0400Sports columnist Kevin Blackistone discusses the week in sports, from news about approved drugs taken by U.S. athletes to ongoing national anthem protests that have caught on with high school teams.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 10:58:00 -0400The award-winning book was adapted into the beloved film Field of Dreams. The Canadian author is best known for his works about magic — and baseball.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:31:00 -0400Pennsylvania State University is receiving intense criticism for its planned tribute to former football coach, Joe Paterno. Critics say Paterno failed to prevent or adequately report Jerry Sandusky's repeated sexual abuse of children. Penn State fired Paterno in 2011, after Sandusky's abuse came to light.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:31:00 -0400The NFL's Thursday night game streamed on Twitter's platforms on a variety of devices this week. Over 800 million Twitter users worldwide had free, live access to the game.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:05:00 -0400What happens when two talented 36-year-olds face off against 30 8-year-olds on a soccer field?
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:59:00 -0400Its athletes have won two golds, one silver and one bronze so far — an unexpected burst of excellence.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 06:20:30 -0400Kevin Harlan of Westwood One was broadcasting during Monday Night Football when someone ran onto the field. Harlan described him as a "goofball in a hat" and more. Police eventually tacked the man.