3 Stories: World Cup Champs, Arthur Ashe Award, MLB Mic'd Up

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Team USA repeated as World Cup champions last weekend, and chants of "Equal Pay" broke out during their championship parade on Wednesday. Sports Illustrated's Charlotte Wilder shares her thoughts on this year's celebration, and what this win means for the momentum of women's soccer in the U.S.

Plus, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell was honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2019 ESPYs. President Barack Obama, actor Samuel L. Jackson and others were featured in the celebration of Russell's off-court activism. WBUR's Callum Borchers says the Ashe Award has become a genuinely big deal.

And Monday's MLB All-Star Game in Cleveland featured players wearing microphones for in-game interviews and on-field reactions. New York Magazine contributing editor Will Leitch likes what he heard.

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This segment aired on July 13, 2019.


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