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Guy Raz hosts NPR podcast

Guy Raz hosts NPR podcast
September 24, 2020

If you are in the market for a new podcast, look no further than NPR’s hit show How I Built This, hosted by Guy Raz. The show opener puts it perfectly: How I Built This is “a show about innovators,...

MLB struggles to keep COVID-19 in check

Austin Riley (27) of the Atlanta Braves throws to first to force out Christian Vazquez (7) of the Boston Red Sox during the third inning on Monday, August 31, 2020 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/TNS)
September 3, 2020

As the NHL and NBA returned to finish their respective seasons ‘inside the bubble,’ the MLB took their own approach in resurrecting baseball amid the pandemic. Unlike the NHL and NBA which closed out...

Quarantine Workouts To Help Improve Your Mind And Body

Minnesota United defender Michael Boxall ran around Bde Maka Ska last month to stay in shape without team workouts.
April 13, 2020

With the world turned practically upside-down, it can be hard to feel like we have control over anything these days. Despite continued uncertainty, one thing we can control is the way we treat ourselves...

Olympics Postponement Is Life-Altering For Swimmers And Track Athletes, Among Others

Donn Cabral of Glastonbury, right, competes in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the London Olympics in 2012.
April 4, 2020

For the casual sports fan, the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games is yet another upsetting addition to the laundry list of cancelled and rescheduled sporting events due to the COVID-19 outbreak....

YouTube Sparks New Type Of Celebrities

YouTube Sparks New Type Of Celebrities
March 5, 2020

In our world of short attention spans and desire for immediate satisfaction, it is no surprise that today’s society finds much of its visual entertainment via the Internet. YouTube has long been a home...

Tokyo Finalizes Preparations Ahead Of Olympics

Coronavirus concerns have threatened the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
February 27, 2020

In July 2020, hundreds of thousands of spectators will make their way to Tokyo to celebrate the greatest spectacle in sports: the Olympic Games. The process of hosting the Olympics is a massive undertaking...

Gymnasts Compete For A Spot On Tokyo Team

Olympic champion Simone Biles has not directly addressed her brother's arrest on social media. (Mark Reis/Colorado Springs Gazette/TNS)
February 20, 2020

Every four years, women’s gymnastics takes center stage as one of America’s favorite Olympic sports. The sport has been largely dominated by the United States for the past 16 years, and while attention...

Dax Shepherd Takes Therapy To Podcasting

Dax Shepherd Takes Therapy To Podcasting
February 13, 2020

Podcasts are taking the world by storm so, in a field saturated with content, it can be tough to determine what is worth your listen. With millions of listeners world-wide, Armchair Expert, hosted by actor...

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