After a series of offseason ethics scandals, the most explosive involving the University of Miami, college football kicks off its season this weekend. Jeffrey Brown discusses the recent space of scandals with Kevin Blackistone of ESPN and the University of…
By Hari Sreenivasan
I might have finally figured out after nine or so months what makes this little segment of ours so unique: It is the only program I know of that tackles both what is at times the "sport of politics" and…
The distinctive buzz of traditional South African vuvuzela stadium horns has sparked controversy at the matches and fascination on the Internet. A reporter with Independent Television News examines the noisy controversy from the World Cup.
French leaders and fans condemned their national soccer team, following players' refusal to practice on Sunday after a teammate's dismissal. Jeffrey Brown talks to Roger Bennett of ESPN.com for an update on the controversy from the World Cup in South…
As Cape Town, South Africa, prepares to host eight World Cup soccer matches, Jonathon Miller of Independent Television News reports on the drugs, poverty and gangs that lie in the shadows of the city's soccer stadium.
With UConn's women's basketball team breaking a major record and Kathryn Bigelow's Oscars, it has been a winning week for women. Judy Woodruff reports on another remarkable woman who is gaining ground on the football field.
On Fridays in Sioux Center, Iowa, the high school football game is the place to be, and the competition is about more than just moving the ball down the field.
A House committee heard testimony from medical experts in October, as well as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to determine whether professional football contributes to brain diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer's. Ray Suarez reports.
In other news, President Obama signed an expansion of the federal hate crimes law, and new home sales fell unexpectedly by 3.6 percent in September.
By PBS NewsHour
In other news, Oracle bought the troubled Sun Microsystems company for $7.4 billion and a suicide bomber killed 3 Iraqi civilians and injured 8 U.S. soldiers in Iraq.
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