All her life, basketball player Cherelle George was told to tone down her game. This week on Only A Game, how Cherelle found a team that embraced her style, the...
Last week we held a live virtual event on sports, racism and the myth of meritocracy. As a podcast bonus, here’s the audio recording of that event.
Karen and Charlie discuss the latest on fall college sports, Serena vs. Venus XXXI and an MLB pitcher's unusual ejection.
Jackson Ingalls' refereeing career began when he was just 10 years old.
Coach Fred Thompson knew his former runner — Olympic silver medalist Cheryl Toussaint — could take over for him.
As we enter mid-August and as the end of this program draws nearer, we’ve been thinking a bit about legacies. How do legacies — particularly in sports — get passed...
Spencer's father held CBC staffers at gunpoint on the night his son appeared on the NHL's biggest stage.
Telemundo commentator Andrés Cantor is best known for his legendary goal calls. But there's much more to his life and career.
Karen and Charlie discuss MLB's doubleheader madness ... and Bill Russell reminds fans that he's not dead.
Announcer Andrés Cantor is famous for his (lengthy) "gol" calls, but there's much more to his life and career. This week on Only A Game, Cantor shares his story of...
Join us for a live virtual event on August 12 at 6 p.m. ET! We'll delve deeper into our recent special episode on sports and racism.
G Wright Muir was lap swimming with her son when another swimmer demanded that the lifeguard call police.
At the start of the 20th century, swimming was a "masculine domain" in the U.S. But a deadly fire and a fashionable innovation helped change that.
Karen and Charlie discuss the resumption of NBA play ... and Sports Illustrated's new supplements.
Jeanne Goussev was feeling frustrated with the masculinity in sailing when another woman asked if she'd compete in a 750-mile race with an all-women crew.
On a recent Sunday, G Wright Muir and her son went to a pool near their Florida home to swim laps. This week on Only A Game, the story of...
Karen and Charlie discuss the new name of Seattle's NHL team, Torino's new "Feel Safe" stadium gate and more.
After she started writing about sports, Diane K. Shah was accused of "destroying the American family."
Ryan Dempster's sense of humor occasionally got him in trouble during his MLB career. Now he can tell all the jokes he wants...
In 1980, Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton used a bucket of water to avoid speaking with the media. Three years later, sports writer Diane K. Shah got her revenge.