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The Beverly native was a star athlete, first at St. John's Prep and then at Boston College. But Frates made his greatest impact after ALS began to cripple his body.
ESPN football writer Mike Reiss joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to break down what went wrong.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots offense struggled in a 23-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Laura Arenschield's father began playing ping pong seriously in his 70s. And he was serious enough to keep competing even after losing a finger.
Grant Newsome was starting at left tackle for the University of Michigan. A single play changed everything.
Karen Given and Charlie Pierce discuss Baltimore QB Lamar Jackson's record setting accomplishments. Also: the return of Flutie Flakes.
When the L.A. Sparks and Detroit Shock broke out into a brawl in 2008, Lieberman knew a rare opportunity would finally come.
Students and alumni from both schools occupied the midfield of the Yale Bowl during halftime. Some held banners urging their colleges to act on climate change. Other signs referred to...
Toronto-based sportswriter Shireen Ahmed and New York Magazine contributing editor Will Leitch join Only A Game's Karen Given.
Grant Newsome was starting at left tackle on the University of Michigan football team. Then, a single play nearly cost him his leg. Also this week on Only A Game,...
During the Arkansas vs. Texas game on Dec. 6, 1969, there was a lot more going on besides college football.
Richard Jewell was front page news after suspicion he had planted a bomb at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. A new book and movie unpack his ordeal and innocence.
Commentator Tim Ryan was suspended by the San Francisco 49ers after a comment he made about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.
We check in on the world of Boston sports with Radio Boston's Chris Citorik. We'll break down the Bruins' impressive start to the season, and the Patriots' recent struggles on...
ESPN football writer Mike Reiss joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to break down the game.
Tom Brady was hit, hurried and harassed by the Houston Texans in a loss that kept the New England Patriots from becoming the first AFC team to clinch a playoff...
After he was drafted by the Buffalo Bills, Marcellus Wiley sat just two lockers over from his childhood idol Bruce Smith.
For more than a decade, Brenda Tracy didn't tell her son that she was a rape survivor. When she decided to have that conversation, she was surprised by how it...
Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander played for the House of David baseball team. But he didn't follow the same rules as other members of the team.
'Hockey Night in Canada' commentator Brian McFarlane enjoyed chart-topping success when he wrote a song about one of his favorite hockey players.