Latest Show: Soccer In North Korea, Former NFL RB Baron Batch, Nika Riots
Soony Saad spent a lot of time traveling the world for soccer. This week, one visit he wasn't so eager to make — to North Korea.
Violence, Sex And Chariot Racing: The Story Of The Nika Riots
In the 6th Century Eastern Roman Empire, sports led to discord, mass murder and political assassination.
An American In North Korea, Playing Soccer Amid A Bomb Test
Soony Saad had a tense trip to North Korea as a member of the Lebanese national soccer team.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers RB Baron Batch On Art And His Arresting Officer
It was what happened after Baron Batch's two year NFL career that brought him notoriety.
Elissa Ely: At The Gym, 'A Moment Yearning For Feminist Light'
Commentator Elissa Ely says a conversation with a trainer provided "a moment yearning for feminist light."
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Undefeated boxer Heather Hardy found her home after stepping into the ring for the first time. Now, she's fighting for gender equality in the sport.
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Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the World Series-bound Los Angeles Dodgers. Also, why can't MLB can't figure out how to keep postseason games reasonably short, and one athlete's excellent 4-legged motel adventure.