The story of Jay Mullen — CIA agent turned basketball coach — starts at a small women’s college in 1970 and ends up in Uganda at a basketball game during the Cold War. Journalist Shaun Raviv joined Bill Littlefield to help tell Mullen’s story.
Millions around the world saw the video of a Syrian refugee who was tripped by a journalist. But since it was revealed that Osama Abdul Mohsen is also a professional soccer coach, his story has taken some unexpected turns. Ian Mount reports.
Seven years ago, AFC Bournemouth was competing in the fourth tier of English soccer and in dire financial straits. Now the club plays in the English Premier League. Reporter (and longtime Bournemouth fan) Russell Crewe visits Bournemouth to find out how a team from a small resort town made it to the top.
What do you get when you combine flying gadgets, high-tech goggles and competitive racing? From Los Angeles, Saul Gonzalez has the answer: a drone race.
On a recent vacation, Bill Littlefield found himself surrounded by people laughing and playing in a Paris park. That got him to thinking about some notable sports figures back home who probably weren’t sharing the good cheer.
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has naturally high levels of testerone. Last year, the IAAF banned her from competing against other women. This week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport allowed Chand to run again. Only A Game spoke with Juliet Macur from New York Times.
Why play a single sport when you could play two — at the same time? From Chess Boxing to Headis, Only A Game takes a look at four hybrid sports that have gained popularity.
Sport’s highest court has ruled that Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, who has naturally high levels of testosterone, can compete against other women again.
At the Sunningdale Golf Club outside of London, dogs are free to roam the course with their owners. It’s a tradition that dates back more than 100 years. Secretary Stephen Toon explains the history — and shares his favorite story from the dog-friendly links.
When Rio de Janeiro was awarded the Summer Olympics, Brazilians celebrated. Six years, an economic nosedive and a World Cup later, the country’s residents feel very differently. In her new book “Dancing with the Devil in the City of God,” Brazilian journalist Juliana Barbassa chronicles the change.