When J’Nai Bridges’ pro sports ambitions suddenly fell apart, she started focusing intently on developing her voice. Now, at the age of 29, the American mezzo-soprano is performing major roles for some of the world’s most renowned opera companies.
By Claudia Escobar and Chloe Veltman, KQED
Tim Duncan, a five-time NBA champion and 15-time all-star with the San Antonio Spurs, called it quits Monday after 19 seasons.
By Dan Cooney
Malak, a 16-year-old Palestinian, said she first heard about PeacePlayers International – a group that unites Israelis and Palestinians to play basketball – five years ago. She wanted to learn basketball but was nervous about being around Jews.
By Larisa Epatko
Do college players need a union?…
By Paul Solman
By Carey Reed
Not only have sneakers become engrained in U.S. popular culture, seemingly since Run DMC's "An Ode to the Adidas Superstar", but sales of the popular footwear are big business, to the tune of around $34 billion dollars a year in…
Michele Roberts, the first woman ever to run a professional sports union in North America, is on top of what is still very much a man's world. She'll face negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement with NBA team owners…
By PBS NewsHour
This year’s March Madness marked the 10th national title for UConn coach Geno Auriemma and the fifth for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. Jeffrey Brown talks to Danielle Donehew of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and John Feinstein of The Washington…
By PBS NewsHour
By Justin Scuiletti
It turns out that Dean Smith, the late, legendary head coach for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team, had one last play drawn out for his former players.
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