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Patrick Kohlin, kayak instructor and web specialist for UMD's Recreational Sports Outdoor Program, chatted with WTIP's Dave Ter Steeg recently abou...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 16:14
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College athletes get a free education. But their universities make huge profits off their labor. Which raises the question: Is a scholarship a fair...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:20
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Some people wonder why anyone would run for fun. WTIP North Shore Community Radio Youth Producer Audrey Summers went out and talked to her track te...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 03:16
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WTIP North Shore Community Radio's Youth Radio Project talked to Cook County High School baseball players Owen Anderson, Joe Borud, and Richie Furl...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:47
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For this month's "Teacher Feature" Youth Producer Jocelin Deneweth from WTIP North Shore Community Radio in Grand Marais, Minnesota, talked to Sara...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 03:03
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Expert canoe paddlers know that a predictable sign that swimming is imminent when the canoe starts to tip in rough water is the grabbing of the can...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:03
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Rush Sturges spent two years helping Rafa Ortiz train to run Niagara Falls in a kayak. But on the big day, things didn't go as planned.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:31
Caption: The 1910 New Orleans Pelicans baseball team; Shoeless Joe Jackson is #12.
This piece by Eric Millman is about moving to New Orleans from California hoping to join a baseball community, and drowning in the unavoidable Sain...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:31
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On Monday, March 24 Sage Steele spoke as part of the IU School of Journalism’s spring speaker series. This event was recorded on location at the Bu...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 57:23
Caption: Doc Stull
Red Sox Hall of Famer, Ted Williams, arguably the greatest hitter in the history of baseball hid his Mexican ancestry for years and was was the fir...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
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The year was 1959. Alaska and Hawaii officially became U.S. states. Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba. And the White Oak Duckpin Lanes opened in t...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:50
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Anne Abernathy is a woman who’s been defying the odds her whole life. After graduating from college, Abernathy became a professional singer and pe...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
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After developing a passion for basketball in Kindergarten, Jacob has dedicated himself to mastering the sport - even when the challenge seemed over...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
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Many dramatic transformations take place during athletic activity. Researchers have found that in the midst of a famous "runner's high" the brain r...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2014
  • Length: 23:59
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Four very different Crises appear at four very different scales in this episode, affecting a person, a species, a city, and a human body.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:53
Caption: Host Martha Burk
A unique kind of Final Four bracket was created this year by the American Association of University Women. They ranked schools on how big the head ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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John Fanta previews the Connecticut Huskies-Michigan State East Regional Championship at Madison Square Garden.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
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John Fanta recaps Seton Hall Women's Basketball WNIT game with Rutgers.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:13
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The Garden celebrates the return of the NCAA Tournament for first time in 53 years.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 33:02
Caption: Patrick Hruby
Did you know that almost all NFL teams are profitable before a single ticket is sold? And did you know that for most of these teams it’s public dol...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 29:30
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An audio postcard from the University of Virginia’s Memorial Gym resurrects a famous speech given there by FDR.

Bought by Radio Newark and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Ed Ayers explains how the South used college football to reassert itself in American culture after the Civil War, and Backstory producer Eric ...

Bought by Radio Newark and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 12:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Why the Dodgers Will Lose

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:19
Caption: Player for the Chicago Kent College of Law indoor baseball team, 1910, Credit: Library of Congress
As the nation plunges into March Madness 2014, betting on who will make it to the Final Four and claim college basketball’s championship, BackStor...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KREV-LP, WEZU, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Player for the Chicago Kent College of Law indoor baseball team, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
As the nation plunges into March Madness 2014, betting on who will make it to the Final Four and claim college basketball’s championship, BackStor...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00