3 Stories: Doping In Kenya, Hockey Broadcasters, NFL Cheerleaders

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Asbel Kiprop of Kenya tested positive for EPO, but says extortion led to his sample being tampered with. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Asbel Kiprop of Kenya tested positive for EPO, but the runner also says he was extorted. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Asbel Kiprop, a distance runner from Kenya whose resume includes three world championships and an Olympic gold medal, tested positive for a banned substance. But Kiprop claims his sample was contaminated and that he was extorted. WBUR's Shira Springer sees the controversy as another example of corruption in sports.

Also, Canadian Senator David Adams Richards voiced his displeasure regarding the Americanization of hockey broadcasts. "Jersey," "wrister" and other terms were railed against. Patrick Hruby delves into the debate.

And former cheerleaders with Washington's NFL franchise have described a photo shoot in which they were required to pose topless in front of fans. Bill Littlefield says it's time to eliminate cheerleaders from the NFL.

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This segment aired on May 5, 2018.


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