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Caption: Jarvis Johnson, Credit: photo by: Donny Rowles
Jarvis Johnson was a basketball prodigy by age 2. He’d developed elite basketball skills by the time he was 12, which is also about the time he dis...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:04
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5th graders from DC's Watkins Elementary discuss - and sing about - Kwame Alexander's poetic story of brothers and basketball "The Crossover." LA L...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 22:44
Caption: Hieu Phan wearing one of his 60 pairs of Nike's Jordan shoes., Credit: Credit Courtesy of Hieu Phan
Hieu Phan, 18, is a “sneakerhead” – he collects shoes that are rare and have trading value.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Nathan Boss, 16, poses with his airsoft gun before playing the game for the first time., Credit: NATHAN BOSS
RadioActive's Nathan Boss, 16, made his first foray into American gun culture through a real-life combat simulation game called airsoft, where play...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:48
From: Don Hill
Series: Xpressions
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
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As runners gear up for race season, Christopher McDougall's book is timely. He spurred on the barefoot running revolution several years ago with hi...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and Radio Newark

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Book cover, Credit: Lyon Press
One Sunday afternoon in August 1965, on a day when baseball’s most storied rivals, the Giants and Dodgers, vied for the pennant, the national pasti...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 21:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The most glorious spring in many years has the producer thinking about baseball and family history.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:24
Caption: Steve Almond
You've heard part of this story on two NPR shows. Here is an extended interview: Football is not good for us, Steve Almond concludes, it’s not goo...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The All Star Baseball game this month is a perfect opportunity to introduce you to a new opera about a great Negro League Baseball Player.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
Caption: Hjalmar Hvam was a champion ski jumper., Credit: courtesy of the Oregon Historical Society
A Norwegian immigrant in Oregon invented the first quick-release ski binding, which made skiing safer and more appealing.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
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The story of one woman's improbable journey from the gym to the boxing ring.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:05
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Moving all your belongings by bike might sound crazy, but if enough people get involved, it can be both fun and efficient.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Knocked Out, Credit: Daniel Brown
This award-winning story profiles one student athlete who suffered a sports-related concussion, and it follows the physical, emotional, & mental tr...

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 19:21
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You never know who will pin you at an arm wrestling, or pulling, tournament.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 2
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Frank has a 50-year sports writing career dating back to the beginnings of Sports Illustrated, and his NPR program, Sweetness and Light, has aired ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and Kansas Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 3
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This week our writers grapple with the colors that separate, whether black, brown, or white. Stories by Tyler Thompson, Leslie Epps, and Jennifer M...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Gino Bartali
A new book, Road to Valor, by Aili and Andres McConnon is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest ...

Bought by KMXT

  • Added: Aug 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mr. Jones on the course, Credit: Mason Sand
A collection of sounds and voices from William Devine Golf course, one of America's oldest public courses, located in inner-city Boston in the hear...

  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 01:55
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A review of the gritty Mixed Martial Arts documentary.

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Ponys and their men
From old games to old soldiers war remains in our minds

Bought by KWMR

  • Added: Dec 03, 2011
  • Length: 10:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Wherever you are, Pat Charette is probably swimming.

Bought by KUOW, WMPG, KFAI, and SALTcast Podcast

  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 10:10
  • Purchases: 4
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Pigeon racers across New England get out their lawn chairs and wait for their birds. The flocks are released 150 miles away from home. The pigeons ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, WMPG, and SALTcast Podcast

  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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A professional wrestling referee talks about the split-second decision to end a match, ruin a show, and go off the script.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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In the summer of 69, Neil Armstrong was walking on the moon and a half million people were listening to music at Woodstock... But in New York... T...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:59