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Guy Raz hosts NPR podcast

Guy Raz hosts NPR podcast

Lindsay Hayden

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, entrepreneurs, idealists and the stories behind the movements they built.” Every week Guy Raz, a news j...

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)

Lindsay Hayden

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 their regular season when the pandemic struck, the MLB never got to start. Opening day was origin...

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.

Lindsay Hayden

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 while we stay at home. People everywhere have turned to at-home fitness to kill time, relieve stress...

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.

Lindsay Hayden

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. Luckily for Olympic fans, the show will eventually go on, as the International Olympics Committee ...

YouTube Sparks New Type Of Celebrities

YouTube Sparks New Type Of Celebrities

Lindsay Hayden

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 for a wide variety of content, whether it be an educational documentary or the classic “Charlie Bit...

Tokyo Finalizes Preparations Ahead Of Olympics

Coronavirus concerns have threatened the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Lindsay Hayden

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 that starts many years before the rest of the world even thinks about it. From the bidding and sele...

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)

Lindsay Hayden

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 is limited during non-Olympic years, the gymnasts have been plowing ahead with new names set to d...

Dax Shepherd Takes Therapy To Podcasting

Dax Shepherd Takes Therapy To Podcasting

Lindsay Hayden

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 Dax Shepherd and co-hosted by Monica Padman, has found a unique niche in the growing podcast world.&...

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