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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 Race

    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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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on whether Congress should be involved in the Washington Redskins name controversy.

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    President Obama with the Seattle Seahawks

    President Obama welcomed the Seattle Seahawks to the White House to honor the team 's 2014 Super Bowl championship.

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    Pedestrianism in 19th Century

    Matthew Algeo talked about his book, Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport. During the 1870s and 1880s competitive walking became a popular…

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    Unionizing Student Athletes

    Witnesses testified at a House Education and Workforce Committee hearing on the consequences of unionizing student athletes. On April 25, 2014, student athletes at Northwestern…

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    Senator Reid on Action Against Donald Sterling and the Redskins Name

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) came to the floor to talk about the National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner’s actions against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald…

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    Q&A with Stuart Taylor

    Author and journalist Stuart Taylor responded to C-SPAN’s “Q&A” interview with William D. Cohan that aired April 20, 2014, in which Mr. Cohan talked about his book…

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    Q&A with William Cohan

    William D. Cohan talked 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 discusses the Duke…

    1,062 views
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