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March 29, 2016 8 Comments

PGA Head On The State Of Golf: ‘We Know We Have Our Challenges’

Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the Professional Golfers’ Association, discusses the efforts to grow – and diversify – the sport.

March 24, 2016 4 Comments

Pitching March Madness As A Great Time To Schedule A Vasectomy

For years, an Oregon clinic has promoted the tournament as a good time for a vasectomy. Other clinics are jumping on the bandwagon.

March 24, 2016 Comment

Men’s, Women’s March Madness Resumes

The UConn Huskies are clearly the dominant team on the women’s side, but the men’s competition seems wide open.

March 22, 2016 Comment

Georgia Teen Honors Negro League Players

A 15-year-old Eagle Scout and JV baseball player discovered Negro League players from his hometown and secured their place in history.

March 21, 2016 4 Comments

Tennis Official’s Comments On Women Players Spark Controversy

At the BNP Paribas Open, tournament director Raymond Moore said that women tennis players “ride on the coattails of the men.”

March 21, 2016 4 Comments

March Madness: A Weekend Of Upsets

It was a roller coaster weekend for NCAA basketball, with surprise wins that broke most fans’ March Madness brackets.

March 21, 2016 Comment

Beyond Baseball, Latin American Players Look For An Education

In Colombia, some players are trying to leverage their talents to make it onto a U.S. college team, so they can get an education too.

March 17, 2016 Comment

Get Your Brackets Ready, It’s March Madness

The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments are tipping off. Our sports analyst Mike Pesca joins us for a preview.

March 15, 2016 Comment

Doping Controversies Threaten Tennis And Other Sports

Tennis star Rafael Nadal is threatening to sue a former French official for suggesting that he failed a drug test in the past.

March 15, 2016 11 Comments

Top NFL Official Admits Link Between Football And CTE

What might the admission mean for the future of the game? We talk with Chris Nowinski of the Concussion Legacy Foundation.

March 14, 2016 14 Comments

Taking Tackling Out Of College Football

Starting this fall, tackling will not be allowed during football practice at schools in the Ivy League, including Harvard and Yale.

March 14, 2016 6 Comments

Man Accused Of Deliberately Driving Snowmobile Into Dog Teams

The Iditarod is still underway in Alaska, despite what police call a deliberate attack on the famous 1,000-mile sled dog race.

March 10, 2016 2 Comments

The Future Of Tennis Star Maria Sharapova

Sharapova tested positive for a recently banned drug called meldonium, that says she’s taken for many years to treat a heart ailment.

March 8, 2016 2 Comments

Report Shows Fewer People Playing Golf

Golf is attracting more new players than it has in years, but not many are sticking with it, according to a new report.

March 4, 2016 3 Comments

Legendary Tennis Journalist Bud Collins Dies At 86

He was famous for his love and deep knowledge of tennis, and infamous perhaps for his sartorial sense.

March 3, 2016 3 Comments

Crafting Rules For Cuban Baseball Players

The rules to allow Cubans to join the MLB are aimed at stemming defections and allowing Cuba’s most popular sport to stay afloat.

February 26, 2016 4 Comments

7 Marathons On 7 Continents In 7 Days – And She Won Them All

Becca Pizzi, a 35-year-old single mother in Massachusetts, won the World Marathon Challenge – and set a new record.

February 25, 2016 Comment

FIFA Holds Elections For President, Reforms

Soccer’s global governing body, holds two elections tomorrow. One will determine a replacement for suspended president Sepp Blatter.

February 22, 2016 Comment

U.S. Picks Olympic Marathoners

The men and women who will run the marathon in Rio earned their spots on the team at the Olympic Trials Marathon in L.A.

February 18, 2016 8 Comments

Decades-Old Incident Blurs Peyton Manning’s Legacy

The good feelings after the Bronco’s Super Bowl win – and what might have been the quarterback’s last game – have faded.

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June 6 Comment

Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.