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    Willard-Dempsey Fight

    Toledo hosted the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard in 1919. Historian Tedd Long explained what happened at the fight that was billed as the match of the century. C-SPAN’s…

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    Sidelined - Sports, Culture, and Being a Woman in America

    Sports journalist Julie DiCaro reported on gender issues in America’s sports media and professional leagues. This virtual program was hosted by Barbara’s bookstore in Chicago.

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    Singled Out

    Author Andrew Maraniss recalled the life of the late Glenn Burke, the first openly gay professional baseball player. This was a virtual event hosted by Parnassus Books in Nashville.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    State Department Spokesperson Ned Price briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of issues, including whether the U.S. would boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. He…

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    NCAA v. Alston Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in NCAA v. Alston, a consolidated case challenging whether the collegiate sports association’s limits on providing compensation and benefits violate federal antitrust…

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    Carolina Basketball Museum

    The Carolina Basketball Museum chronicles the history of UNC basketball. Steve Kirshner, director of athletic communications at the University of North Carolina, gave a tour of the museum and discussed the storied…

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    Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back

    Sports writers Jessica Luther and Kavitha Davidson offered their thoughts on the political, economic, and social issues facing sports today. This virtual program was part of the 2020 Texas…

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    Boston Red Sox and World War II

    Boston Red Sox historian Gordon Edes led a panel discussion on the team’s home front and battlefield contributions during World War II. Through the stories of Hall of Famer Ted Williams and…

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    Presidential Medal of Freedom Presentation to Lou Holtz

    President Trump presented the Medal of Freedom to Lou Holtz in the Oval Office. Mr. Holtz, a former college football and NFL coach, led the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team to the…

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    Senate Hearing on College Athlete Compensation

    National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) officials, university leaders, and former student athletes testified at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on college athlete compensation.…

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    Senate Hearing on College Athletes and Compensation

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing to examine the issue of college athlete compensation. Witnesses included University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor…

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    Politico Discussion with Milwaukee Bucks Officials on Social Justice

    The Milwaukee Bucks' assistant coach and senior vice president spoke to Politico about the NBA team’s decision to protest a police shooting of a Black man by sitting out a playoff game. Jacob Blake the…

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    In Depth with Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin was interviewed about her life and work. The author spoke about her work with President Lyndon B. Johnson, the impact of historical events, and life as a fan of the Brooklyn…

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    After Words with Wil Haygood

    Wil Haygood talked about his biography Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson (Knopf; October 13, 2009). Born Walker Smith, Jr., the future title-holder spent his formative years in Harlem and mixed his…

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    Baseball and American Cities

    Author Paul Goldberger discussed his book “Ballpark: Baseball in the American City.” He explored the relationship between American cities and the growth of baseball, looking at the changing…

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    Senate Hearing on Protecting the Integrity of College Athletics

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to discuss ways to protect the integrity of college athletics. The first part of the hearing, which featured NCAA President Mark Emmert,…

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    Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication Ceremony

    The Virginia Museum of History and Culture co-hosted a ceremony commemorating the naming of Arthur Ashe Boulevard for the late African American professional tennis player. Guests included…

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    President Trump Presents Medal of Freedom to Jim Ryun

    President Trump presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to three-time Olympic runner and former U.S. Representative Jim Ryun (R-KS). Mr. Ryun was the first high school student to break…

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Viewers responded to the question, “Should professional sports come back during the coronavirus pandemic?”

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers responded to the question, “Should professional sports come back during the coronavirus pandemic?”

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