Last Build Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:08:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:08:00 -0500China's top court has handed basketball legend Michael Jordan a victory in a long-running trademark dispute over the use of his name by a Chinese company.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:08:00 -0500South African Chris Bertish has set out from the coast of Africa with the intent to become the first person to cross the Atlantic alone on a stand-up paddleboard — though he's not the first to try.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:42:00 -0500Years after Pearl Harbor and decades before a proposed "Muslim registry," Sammy Lee tried to "prove that in America, I could do anything." America hasn't always been convinced.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:28:24 -0500The Cowboys have won only two playoff games in the past 20 years, but all of a sudden, they are once again a force again in the NFL, says commentator Frank Deford.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:22 -0500Cleveland weatherman Scott Sabol isn't going to shave until the Cleveland Browns win a game. The team is currently 0-12.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:00 -0500Authorities in suburban New Orleans arrested a man in the shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight. The local sheriff blamed road rage and a verbal argument that turned violent.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:38:00 -0500Sammy Lee, a Korean War veteran and the first American platform diver to win gold in consecutive Olympics, dies of pneumonia at the age of 96.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:15:39 -0500Sports writer George Dohrmann discusses the NFL's efforts to replenish its viewership and player pipeline with a campaign targeting children, which he compares to the efforts of the tobacco industry.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500With the NBA season well under way, Mike Pesca of the Gist podcast for Slate tells NPR's Ailsa Chang what makes Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma Thunder so outstanding.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:35 -0500NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine about the return of two of America's great football teams and baseball's new collective bargaining agreement.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:28:00 -0500After a former pro player went public with allegations he had been sexually abused as a child by a well-regarded coach, a wave of similar reports emerged. One player says he was paid for his silence.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:07:00 -0500Pipeline and prisons and tantrums at Starbucks: these are a few of our favorite stories this week.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:14:00 -0500Dallas County prosecutor agreed to drop assault charges against the former Browns quarterback, as long as meets conditions such as attending an anger management course and a substance abuse program.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500More than 350 have contacted police in Britain to say they were sexually abused while playing in youth soccer programs. The issue has come to the fore after a number of major players in U.K. soccer said they had been abused by coaches and others when they first came into the sport.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:20:00 -0500This is the conference championship weekend. The top teams will find out if they made the final-four playoff. The college playoff system is now in its third year.