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    National Football League's Response to Ray Rice

    Marina Koren spoke by phone about her piece in the National Journal, “House Democrats to NFL: Give the Public Answers About Ray Rice,” about a letter from lawmakers to the…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer calls on “Congress asks NFL for more transparency,” a push from members of Congress for more transparency in the National Football League in…

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    Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

    Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) talked about her efforts to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Representative Moore, a domestic violence victim herself, also discussed the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesman Josh Earnest answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. Topics included President Obama’s decision to delay executive action on federal…

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    Kansas City Monarchs

    Phil Dixon talked about the history of the Kansas City Monarchs, the longest-running franchise in the history of baseball’s Negro Leagues. Mr. Dixon spoke about the…

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    Baseball and African Americans

    Coaches, journalists, and former major leaguers talked about the history of the relationship between African Americans and baseball, and actions baseball leagues can take to encourage…

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    Telecommunications Legislation

    Three members of Congress talked about telecommunications and technology legislation they sponsored and issues that concern them on those topics. Representative Bob Latta (R-OH) talked…

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    Q&A with George Will

    George Will talked about his latest book, A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at 100, which examines the story of the Chicago Cubs. He also talked about his career as a…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the “Role of Congress in Oversight of Collegiate Athletics?” New York Times college sports reporter Marc Tracy talked by…

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    Senator Reid on Sports

    Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) talked with reporters about sports while waiting for other Democratic leaders to arrive for a news conference.

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    College Athletes and Academics

    NCAA President Mark Emmert, two former college football players, author and historian Taylor Branch, and other witnesses testified on college athletes and academics. The hearing was…

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    Sports Brain Injuries and Aging

    The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the link between sports-related brain injuries and developing neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, later in…

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    Sports and Racism

    Sports stars and mayors debated the ways that race and sports can unite and divide people. They discussed various race-related sports stories since the 1930's, including Jesse Owens'…

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    2013 President's Cup Teams

    President Obama hosted members of the 2013 U.S. and International President’s Cup golf teams.

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    Book Discussion on The Price of Silence

    William Cohan talked about his book, The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities, in which he recounts the 2006…

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    Book Discussion on Brazil's Dance with the Devil

    Dave Zirin talked about his book, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy, in which he looks at the politics and economics behind…

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    University of Connecticut NCAA Women's and Men's Basketball Champions

    President Obama welcomeed the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams to the White House to honor their respective 2014 NCAA basketball championships.

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    Baseball and American Life

    Panelists talked about baseball, the great American game. U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito, New York Times columnist David Brooks, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian, USA…

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    Sports and Race

    Bill Russell and Jim Brown talked about changes in professional sports in the decades since the Civil Rights Movement. They spoke about their struggles for respect throughout their…

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    Youth Sports Safety and Concussions

    President Obama hosted a youth sports and safety summit at the White House. He announced new commitments from both the public and private sectors to raise awareness and to treat and…

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