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  • Carolina Basketball Museum
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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…

    189 views
  • Senate Hearing on College Athlete Compensation
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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
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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…

    425 views
  • Politico Discussion with Milwaukee Bucks Officials on Social Justice
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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…

    357 views
  • In Depth with Doris Kearns Goodwin
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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…

    2,506 views
  • After Words with Wil Haygood
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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…

    487 views
  • Baseball and American Cities
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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…

    282 views
  • Senate Hearing on Protecting the Integrity of College Athletics
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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,…

    917 views
  • Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication Ceremony
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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…

    242 views
  • President Trump Presents Medal of Freedom to Jim Ryun
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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…

    2,245 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

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

    345 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

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

    928 views
  • Dr Anthony Fauci Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch
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    Dr. Anthony Fauci Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, threw the ceremonial first pitch for Major League Baseball’s season opener between the Washington…

    4,974 views
  • First US Hockey Team to Win a Stanley Cup  1917
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    First U.S. Hockey Team to Win a Stanley Cup - 1917

    Author Kevin Ticen talked about his book, When It Mattered Most, which tells the story of the Seattle Metropolitans, the first U.S. team to win professional hockey’s Stanley Cup by…

    75 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers responded to the question, “Should athletes be allowed to protest at games?” The issue first began when NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem, to…

    917 views
  • emStealing Homeem
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    Stealing Home

    Sports writer Eric Nusbaum reported on how the construction of Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium led to the displacement of a Mexican American neighborhood in the 1950s. This was a virtual event hosted…

    510 views
  • emThe Game is Not a Gameem
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    The Game is Not a Game

    ESPN national senior writer Scoop Jackson provided his thoughts on the role sports play in American society. This virtual event was sponsored by Haymarket Books.

    303 views
  • emChasing Spaceem
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    Chasing Space

    Former NFL player and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin talked about his book Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances, in which he recounted his time growing up in Lynchburg,…

    575 views
  • emCheatedem
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    Cheated

    In 2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found itself at the center of an academic scandal involving its athletic department. In his book, Cheated, UNC professor Jay Smith explained how the scandal came…

    149 views
  • 1919 Black Sox World Series Fix
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    1919 "Black Sox" World Series Fix

    Historian David Pietrusza discussed the 1919 World Series fix by members of the Chicago White Sox in what came to be known as the “Black Sox” scandal. He talked about how book and film portrayals of the fix shaped…

    1,351 views
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