UK's minor soccer club has captured world attention by soaring to the top of the Premier Division in one season. If the club can beat soccer giants Manchester United on Sunday, they'll take the title.
In this weekly story roundup, NPR reporters, editors and producers share what they have been reading. Today's mix explores life away from Earth, forgotten photos and fallen stars.
A Tweet might have cost an early favorite in the NFL draft millions of dollars in lost income, while an Instagram post could provoke an investigation of his school.
Bobby Knight is not one known to make political endorsements. NPR's Scott Simon asks the legendary basketball coach about his endorsement of Donald Trump in Tuesday's Indiana primary.
At least none of Trump's political opponents have been strapped down and had their heads shaved by him.
Last night before and during the NFL Draft, the Twitter and Instagram accounts of Laremy Tunsil, one of the draft's top prospects, were hacked and used to tweet a damaging video and screenshots.
The downfall of NFL player Johnny Manziel, who was indicted on domestic violence charges this week, has brought a range of reactions.
Just three months ago, Gordon signed a contract extension with the Miami Marlins that's worth $50 million over the next five years.
Long a minor player in England's Premier League, Leicester City is now poised to win the title, beating out some of the most talented clubs. Steve Inskeep talks to BBC sports announcer Jason Bourne.
Most notably, a 22-year-old German wide receiver could be the first player drafted straight from Europe to the NFL.
Until the advent of the Open Era in 1968, professional tennis players were excluded from the sport’s top tournaments. So instead of competing at Wimbledon or the US Open, tennis pros toured the world, often playing in unusual — and unfavorable — conditions. Tennis Hall of Famer Rod Laver joins Bill Littlefield to talk about his experiences.
A federal appeals court upheld Roger Goodell’s suspension of Tom Brady, but there’s still a chance that the case could be brought before the Supreme Court. And if it did, how would the nation’s highest court rule on the most over-inflated saga in NFL history? Bill Littlefield talks Deflategate with NPR’s Nina Totenberg.
WBUR’s David Boeri speaks with legal experts who suggest Tom Brady will likely have to serve his four-game suspension due to the latest court’s “Deflategate” decision.