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September 27th, 2014
By Susan Valot

National Pro Grid: Exercise Becomes Sport

A new pro sports league is capitalizing on the growing popularity of CrossFit. But can the National Pro Grid League take off? Susan Valot travels to Long Beach, Calif. to check out a competition.

Featured Book
September 27th, 2014

‘Draw In The Dunes’ Details Ryder Cup’s First Tie

In 1969, for the first time, the Ryder Cup ended in a tie, thanks in part to a gesture of sportsmanship by golfer Jack Nicklaus. Bill Littlefield speaks with author Neil Sagebiel about his new book, ‘Draw in the Dunes,’ which chronicles the tournament.

Feature
September 27th, 2014
By Robyn Murray

Nebraska: America’s Cricket Hotbed?

There’s a new sport in Nebraska. (Actually, it’s an old one.) Cricket is gaining ground in America’s heartland through the most enthusiastic of sports fans: kids. Robyn Murray has the story from Omaha.

In Depth
September 27th, 2014

Will Sports Betting Save Atlantic City?

With Atlantic City’s median income falling, unemployment rising and casinos shuttering, some New Jersey officials believe the legalization of sports betting could help the city’s economy. But for casinos and racetracks, legal hurdles remain — and financial analysts say the economic benefits are minimal. Bill Littlefield has the story.

In The News
September 22nd, 2014

‘South Park’ Latest To Challenge Redskins

There is no shortage of groups who have criticized the NFL franchise in Washington, D.C. for its nickname, but now the team is going to be the target of an episode of “South Park.”

Feature
September 20th, 2014

Up2Us: Trauma-Sensitive Coaching Transforms Urban Youth Sports

As sports budgets are slashed, especially in urban school districts, an organization is stepping in to help with training and coaches. Only A Game’s Karen Given highlights Up2Us.

Featured Movie
September 20th, 2014

‘No No’ Chronicles Odd No-Hitter — And A Fascinating Man

Dock Ellis famously pitched a no-hitter after he dropped LSD. But, as filmmaker Jeffrey Radice shows in his new documentary, there was much more to the story of the former Pirates All-Star. Radice and Tom Reich — Ellis’ longtime agent — join Bill Littlefield.

In Depth
September 20th, 2014

Australian Rules Football: ‘Organized Mayhem’

With the Australian Football League’s Grand Final scheduled for Sept. 27, Margaret Evans returns from Sydney with a primer on “Australian rules.”

In The News
September 20th, 2014

A Critical Look At The NFL And Domestic Violence

Sports Illustrated special features writer Jeff Benedict says the NFL has an ‘antiquated playbook’ when dealing with domestic violence and abuse. Benedict speaks with Bill Littlefield.

Update
September 18th, 2014

After 260 Years, Royal And Ancient Golf Club Votes To Admit Women

As Scotland awaited the results of its independence referendum, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews voted to welcome women members for the first time in its 260-year history. In an update to our earlier story on the vote, Doug Tribou reports.

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