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Saturday Sports: Golf, Politics And The Presidency

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:08 -0500

Golf will return as the prominent presidential sport. And football legend and African-American icon Jim Brown shocked the political sports community by supporting Donald Trump.



East Timor's Soccer Team Booted From Asian Cup For Fake Document Scheme

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:20:00 -0500

The Asian Football Confederation says it found out that a dozen Brazilian-born soccer players playing for East Timor were registered using phony birth or baptism certificates.



Unexpected Heroines Of An Indian Box Office Hit: Female Wrestlers

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:32:00 -0500

'Dangal" is a Disney film that tells the story of India's Phogat wrestling family. It's broken the record for ticket sales for a Hindi language film. And it's in theaters in the U.S. too.



White Sox Prospect Michael Kopech Throws 110-MPH Fastball

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:27:00 -0500

On Tuesday, a tweet surfaced showing White Sox prospect Michael Kopech throwing a 110 mph fastball. Although not thrown in a traditional setting, the video has turned heads in the baseball world. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Jonathan Hock, director of the documentary, Fastball, about the pitch and its history.



Bagwell, Raines And Rodriguez Are Elected To Baseball's Hall of Fame

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:44:00 -0500

A dazzling speedster, a slugger and one of the best catchers the game has ever seen will be enshrined at Cooperstown.



Patriots' Coach Focuses On Upcoming Playoff Game, Not 'SnapFace'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:51:00 -0500

The Steelers' coach was caught on Facebook Live insulting New England. Patriots coach Bill Belichick said he missed the insult because, "I'm not on Snapface" — conflating Facebook and Snapchat.



Does The NFL Need A Minor League System? Our Commentator Thinks So

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0500

As plans are announced for a new professional football league in Los Angeles, commentator Kevin Blackistone says it is only filling a void that college football should be taking care of.



Obama Pardons Famous Hotelier And Baseball Star

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:06:00 -0500

Among those receiving the president's clemency are a man who reigned over top nightclubs, and another who scorched fastballs. Both had run afoul of tax laws.



Expletive-Laden Speech By Steelers' Coach Streamed On Facebook Live

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:13:17 -0500

Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin warned his players to keep a low profile on social media in the run-up to Sunday's playoff game. Antonio Brown surreptitiously streamed the speech on Facebook Live.



San Diego Chargers' Fans Look To Erase Bolt Tattoos

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:04:00 -0500

The Chargers announced the NFL team is moving to Los Angeles for the 2017 season. Fans know now their relationship with the team wasn't forever. Fans that got tattoos want them off.



Steelers Beat Chiefs With A Record 6 Field Goals; Packers Upset Cowboys

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:02:00 -0500

Pittsburgh will face New England in the AFC championship game. Green Bay defeated Dallas with a 51-yard field goal as time expired to make it to the NFC championship game to play against Atlanta.



San Diego Chargers To Move To Los Angeles

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:02:24 -0500

San Diego Chargers fans were upset by the owner's announcement that the team will move to Los Angeles. Juliet Litman, managing editor of The Ringer, talks about reaction from fans.



A Snowstorm Didn't Stop This LeBron James Fan From Catching The Game

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:02:45 -0500

NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman's son Max really likes LeBron James, so Goldman got the two of them tickets to see the Cleveland Caveliers play. Then a snowstorm hit.



Saturday Sports: Football Playoffs, The Australian Open

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:02:45 -0500

Scott Simon speaks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com about what to pay attention to this week in sports. Here's one thing: the NFL playoff game in Dallas between the Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers.



The Chargers Say Goodbye To San Diego, Bolt To LA

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:59:00 -0500

The team will begin the 2017 season in Los Angeles, but tough talk between its owner and San Diego made the move unsurprising. But that didn't stop the Internet from giving the team a little ribbing.