Activists have criticized Russia’s handling of stray dogs in Sochi and say the animals are not being treated humanely. Jessica Golloher brings us the story from Sochi.
The Sochi Games may be remembered for Russia’s gay propaganda. Bill speaks with Helen Jefferson Lenskyj about her book detailing these events.
One of the youngest members of the U.S. Olympic delegation is speed skater Emery Lehman. WBEZ’s Becky Vevea shares the story of how Lehman got his start.
One of the most prominent features of the Winter Olympics in Sochi has been the largely empty arenas. Jessica Golloher explains why so many seats remain unfilled in Russia’s first Olympic Games.
Missouri football standout Michael Sam announced on Sunday that he is gay. Sam is eligible for this spring’s NFL Draft. Some believe the news might affect his draft stock. Bill Littlefield explores the situation.
In 1946, William Powell opened the first integrated golf course in the United States. Bill was joined by Powell’s daughter Renee and USGA historian Michael Trostel to explore the significance of Clearview Golf Club.
Forget the Super Bowl. The most exciting moment in sports last weekend was Oakland’s Travis Bader becoming the NCAA Division I career leader in three-pointers. Bader joined Bill to talk about the accomplishment.
After calling seven different arenas home in 49 years, the Nets have found what they hope is a permanent location in Brooklyn. Jake Appleman’s book ‘Brooklyn Bounce’ chronicles the team’s first season in its new home.
Women will compete in ski jumping at the Olympics for the first time ever at Sochi. Brian Grimmett shares the story of the three U.S. skiers and the long and difficult journey they took to get their sport recognized at the Olympics.
It seems the Sochi Winter Olympics cannot start soon enough. The games have been awash in controversy with uproar at Russia’s anti-gay propoganda law, accusations of corruption, and terror threats. Jessica Golloher looks at the debate surrounding the games.