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The coverage and discussion of so-called "Deflate-Gate" is everywhere. But, why so much national attention and how much is too much?

Dan Lebowitz, the executive director of the Center for the Study of Sport in Society at Northeastern University, joins Morning Edition to talk about what all this coverage says about the influence of sports culture in our society today.

To hear the full interview, click on the audio player above.

This segment aired on May 13, 2015.

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