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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:39:00 -0400A Pennsylvania jury convicted Graham Spanier on Friday of one of three counts against him for his handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:31:00 -0400Women's hockey holds its world championship next week. The defending champion U.S. will send a team, but the starters are boycotting. The first team, led by captain Meghan Duggan, says it will sit out the championship if players don't get better pay and support from USA Hockey.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:39:00 -0400The U.S. is now No. 2, behind Germany and ahead of France, England and Canada. The American squad has been ranked in the top two spots since FIFA created the world rankings for women back in 2003.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:41:00 -0400The men and women's NCAA College Basketball tournaments are down to the Sweet 16. The men take the court Thursday night, and the women play on Friday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:50:00 -0400It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant. That changed Wednesday night in a lopsided title win.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:38:05 -0400It may be the American pastime, but this is the first time a U.S. team has reached the finals of the World Baseball Classic. The U.S. faces undefeated Puerto Rico at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Jon Morosi, a reporter for MLB.com, for a preview.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:09:14 -0400The U.S. is hosting this year's Women's World Hockey Championships. So why is the U.S. women's team threatening to boycott? Commentator Sarah Spain of ESPN says it's about fairness and respect.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400The long national nightmare of Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is now over. It has been found in Mexico.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:56:00 -0400With the same person in Mexico, authorities also recovered another of the New England Patriots quarterback's Super Bowl jerseys, from his team's victory over the Seattle Seahawks in 2015.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:01:00 -0400Second-seed Duke was knocked out of the men's NCAA basketball tournament on Sunday by No. 7 seed South Carolina, 88-81.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:33:00 -0400The Badgers surely derailed a lot of brackets in the second round of the men's tournament on Saturday, after defeating the top-seeded Wildcats, 65-62.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:12:26 -0400NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Tom Goldman talk about the big event in sports this week: March Madness!
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 04:49:00 -0400Harrison Browne announced his retirement from the National Women's Hockey League. He says the support since coming out last October, has been overwhelming.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:36:00 -0400Steve Penny, president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, was reportedly pressured to resign. An Indianapolis Star report months ago alleged the organization ignored complaints about sexual abuse by coaches.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:31:00 -0400Because what mammal can take down a rodent that sniffs out land mines as well as TB — and jumps 5 feet in the air? Surely not tonight's competitor, the maned wolf.