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    President honors the 2014 NBA Champions the San Antonio Spurs

    President Obama welcomed the San Antonio Spurs to the White House to honor them for winning the 2014 NBA championship.

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    Sports and the National Hockey League

    National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman and Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Capitals franchise, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon.They talked about the…

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    Collegiate Sports Programs

    Steve Berkowitz talked about issues affecting colleges with major sports programs, including reforms suggested by college and governmental policymakers. Topics included the movement to…

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    Sports Broadcast Blackouts and Antitrust Exemptions

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on S. 1721, a bill that would eliminate the “sports blackout rule” enforced by the Federal Communications Commission…

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    Domestic Violence and Sports

    Representatives of the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, along with representatives from the players'…

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    Book Discussion on Why Football Matters

    Mark Edmundson talked about his book, Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game, in which he discusses the contributions that football has made to American culture. In his book,…

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    Book Discussion on The Expedition Trilogy

    Jason Lewis talked about his book trilogy, The Expedition: The True Story of the First Human-Powered Circumnavigation of the Earth, in which he recounts his circumnavigation of the globe…

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    College Sports Revenue

    Sports journalists and officials from Big 12 schools talked about the money involved in college athletics, and how funds are spent. br/ “Where Does the Money Go?"was part of the…

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    College Athletics and U.S. Olympic Teams

    U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun talked about the the importance of maintaining college athletic programs in order to sustain the U.S. Olympic teams. He responded to questions…

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    Employment Status of College Athletes

    Sports journalists, college athletics officials, and former professional basketball players talked about the issue of whether student-athletes who play for high-revenue college programs…

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    1964 Universal Newsreel on Tokyo Olympics

    This 1964 Universal newsreel is a report on gold medals won by American athletes at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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    History and Influence of the Green Bay Packers

    Cliff Christl talked about the origin of the Green Bay Packers, the impact the team has had on Green Bay, and why many consider the Packers “America’s Team.” Earl…

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    Book Discussion on My Life with the Green and Gold

    Jessie Garcia talked about her book, My Life with the Green and Gold: Tales from 20 Years of Sportscasting, in which she talks about her more than 20-year career covering the Green Bay…

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    2013 Major League Soccer Champions

    President Obama congratulated Sporting Kansas City for their 2013 Major League Soccer championship victory.

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    NFL and Congress

    Kavitha Davidson talked about the latest domestic violence accusations involving NFL players and the league’s response, as well as potential action by Congress to address their…

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    Book Discussion on Against Football and The King of Sports

    Steve Almond, author of Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, and Gregg Easterbrook, author of The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, talked about the…

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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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