During his 16-year MLB career, pitcher Ryan Dempster won a World Series and twice reached the MLB All-Star Game. This week on Only A Game, Dempster turns his attention to...
Karen and Charlie discuss allegations of sexual harassment inside the Washington NFL team's organization, and more.
“I didn’t feel like people kind of understood what I was going through," Kimijah King says of her time at a top Seattle private school.
Some rites of childhood passage never change ... even during a global pandemic.
In a lifetime of difficult fights, Termite Watkins says COVID-19 was his toughest battle yet.
In a lifetime full of challenges inside and outside the boxing ring, Termite Watkins recently faced his toughest opponent yet: COVID-19. Also this week on Only A Game, former basketball...
A historian stumbled upon newspaper columns penned by Lou Gehrig in 1927. They reveal a side of Gehrig few saw.
Karen and Charlie discuss Patrick Mahomes' massive new contract, and Japan's cheerleading (and socially-distanced) robots.
On a winter morning in 1903, Georges Henri Gougoltz — the hotelier who may be behind the clay court — was fatally wounded.
Tickets went on sale this week for the French Open, the only Grand Slam played on clay. This week on Only A Game, the dark tale behind the origin of...
Karen and Charlie discuss the pressure to rename D.C.'s NFL team and Iceland's amazing soccer team logo reveal.
This week on Only A Game, a baseball fan investigates the day his father donned a House of David jersey and caught for the great Satchel Paige. Also, the story...
Experts weigh in on how we can solve the issues that create the myth of meritocracy in sports — and beyond.
These differences in word choice migh seem small, but they can have big consequences.
Hollywood has helped create the myth of sports meritocracy through films that are as popular as they are misleading.
We get fed a lot of stories about sports as a path for upward social mobility. But that story's actually pretty rare on college campuses.
Former MLS player Otto Loewy's story represents a growing problem in youth sports.
Sports are supposed to be the great equalizer. Movies like "Remember The Titans" and "The Blind Side" promote the idea that sports bring everyone together — and offer a path...
Some racist college sports traditions are on the way out. Karen and Charlie discuss the good news.
In 2013, a Tunisian soccer club used a smartphone app to make an empty stadium sound less empty.