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    President Obama Meets 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Teams

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Athletes to the White House. During their remarks they also paid tribute to the victims of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, “Should college athletes be able to unionize?”

    Huffington Post correspondent Dave Jamieson…

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    U.S.-China Relations, Sports and Cultural Diplomacy Panel

    Retired basketball star Yao Ming joined NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern to discuss the role that basketball and the public diplomacy and soft power have played in U.S.-China…

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    Dave Jamieson on College Football and Unionizing

    Huffington Post correspondent Dave Jamieson spoke by phone about his story on football players at Northwestern University who were attempting to unionize.

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    Open Phones on Sports Safety

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments what Congress could do to help prevent sports-related concussions. New York Times correspondent Albert Sun also spoke by telephone about…

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    Albert Sun on Brain Injuries in Sports

    New York Times correspondent Albert Sun spoke by telephone about brain injuries in sports. He talked about his article the previous week about an experimental head impact sensor called…

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    Sports Safety and Brain Injuries, Sports Officials Panel

    A House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee examined the issue of improving sports safety from brain injuries. Panelists testified on the efforts of youth and professional sports leagues to…

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    Sports Safety and Brain Injuries, Scientific Panel

    A House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee examined the issue of improving sports safety from brain injuries. Panelists testified on latest advancements in concussion research. A video…

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    Leon Aron on Ancient Times to the Modern Olympic Games

    American Enterprise Institute Russian Studies Director, Leon Aron, talked about the intersection of politics and the Olympics games from ancient times to the modern Olympic Games. He…

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    Lisa Delpy Neirotti on Expenses and History of the Sochi Olympics

    George Washington University Sports Management Professor, Lisa Delpy Neirotti, discusses organizational issues, expenses and history of the Sochi Olympics.

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    Samantha Retrosi on the Olympic Games

    Former U.S. Olympic Luge Team Member Samantha Retrosi talked about her recent piece for The Nation Magazine: Why the Olympics Are a Lot Like the ‘Hunger Games.’ Retrosi…

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    Alyona Minkovski on Russia's "Gay Propaganda" Ban

    Alyona Minkovski talked by telephone from Sochi, Russia, about Russia’s “gay propaganda” ban, how it was being enforced in Sochi, and international reaction to the law.

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    Raymond Kelly on Efforts to Secure the Sochi Olympics

    Former New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly talked about efforts to secure the Sochi Olympics. Among the topics he addressed were regional threats, challenges of securing an…

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    Eric Zillmer on Politics and the Olympic Games

    Drexel University Athletic Direcor Eric Zillmer, talked about the history of the intersection of politics and the Olympics games from ancient times to the modern Olympic Games. He…

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    Russia and Sochi Winter Olympics

    Ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, panelists talked about the U.S-Russia relationship. Topics included some of the security threats at the Winter games and the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should the NFL continue to be allowed its tax-exempt status?” A portion was shown of a C-SPAN interview with…

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    David Haugh on College Football Players Union

    David Haugh talked by telephone about his January 28, 2014, Chicago Tribune column titled “Arguments for NCAA Football Union Walk Fine Line,” which reacts to the unionization…

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    Ramogi Huma on College Football Players Union

    Ramogi Huma, president of the College Athletes Players Association, talked by telephone about the effort led by a former Northwestern University football player to petition the regional…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on "Should College Athletes Be Allowed to Unionize?", divided between those who support or oppose it. 

    Ramogi Huma, president of the College…

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    Security Threats at Winter Olympics

    Panelists talked about the security threats to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. They discussed the various extremist groups in the Caucuses region and explained those groups'…

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