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Shirley Wang's father, Lin, was on a business trip when he ran into NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. It was the beginning of a friendship.
Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of Arizona State University's Global Sport Institute, and Julie DiCaro, sports writer and host at Chicago's 670 The Score, join Only A Game's Karen Given.
Karen Given and Charlie discuss 2018 Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, Steph Curry's foray into weird science and Jose Canseco's White House ambitions.
Chevy Vithiananthan fled his home in Sri Lanka when civil war broke out. Thirty years later, he rediscovered cricket in the U.S.
Older runners decline with age more slowly than people think. And they may still be able to set new records in the marathon in the future.
Sports writer George Carens inadvertently helped launch a legendary fashion brand.
Reporter Shirley Wang tells the story of her father, Lin Wang, a scientist living in Iowa who befriended NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. Also this week on Only A...
The Oakland Raiders are mired in a lost season. Now, the city of Oakland is suing the team and the NFL.
Dozens of pages in the report offer a staggering, damning catalog of adults who ignored reports of Nassar’s criminal behavior.
WBUR's sports and society reporter Shira Springer joined Morning Edition to talk about a new report detailing how officials ignored, for years, allegations against Larry Nassar, who was convicted on...
Ryan Freel, a former pro baseball player, died in 2012. Freel's father went looking for baseball cards of his son to give to his granddaughters.
Linden will defend her title along with men’s open winner Yuki Kawauchi, women’s wheelchair winner Tatyana McFadden and men’s wheelchair winner Marcel Hug.
The Patriots were 16 seconds from clinching their 10th consecutive AFC East title when the Dolphins scored on the 69-yard play to rally from a 33-28 deficit. ESPN.com football writer...
The Patriots were 16 seconds from clinching their 10th consecutive AFC East title when the Dolphins scored on the 69-yard play to rally from a 33-28 deficit.
Sportswriter and editor Patrick Hruby and Sports Illustrated's Charlotte Wilder join Craig Calcaterra.
Bob Cousy and Bill Russell were close on the basketball court. Bob Cousy regrets not being closer to Russell off of it.
Craig Calcaterra and Charlie discuss NHL hockey in Seattle, college football’s Final Four and real-life Mario Kart racing.
Ben Lecomte recently gave up his quest to swim across the Pacific Ocean after his boat's sail broke. Now he's documenting the extent of plastic pollution at sea.
Members of IndyKids, a social justice newspaper for and by kids, interview Jillian Lazaridis about her decades-long love of marathon running.
Emily Hsieh wasn't sure how her parents would react when she quit her full-time job to pursue a career as a rugby referee.