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    Title IX and Gender Discrimination in School Sports

    Sarah Fields talked about the impact of Title IX on equity in school sports and the prevention of gender discrimination. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s…

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    Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    Historians talked about about Jesse Owens and his legendary performance in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and how black athletes confronted Nazi white supremacy propaganda during the games.

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    International Anti-Doping Efforts

    U.S. Olympic athletes Michael Phelps and Adam Nelson were among the witnesses at a hearing on ways to improve and strengthen the international anti-doping system. Mr. Phelps voiced…

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    Playing Through the Whistle

    S.L. Price talked about his book Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town, in which he looks at the death of the steel industry and the subsequent issues that…

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    Teddy Roosevelt and American Football

    John Miller recounts President Theodore Roosevelt’s involvement in the re-imagining of football, which saved the sport from being banned and ultimately led to the creation of the National…

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    2016 World Series Champions

    President Obama welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the White House to honor them for their 2016 World Series victory. He talked about the loyalty of the fans who had waited over 100 years for the…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Ezra Edelman and David Chang

    Filmmaker Ezra Edelman talked about the making of his ESPN documentary, O.J.: Made in America. He was interviewed by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A video clip was shown. Then chef David Chang…

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    Muhammad Ali Memorial Service

    An interfaith public memorial service for Muhammad Ali was held in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, in the KFC Yum! Center. He died June 3, 2016, at age 74. Many notable dignitaries from the…

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    TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, David Marcus and Jason Robins

    David Marcus, Facebook’s former vice president for messaging products, was interviewed. Then, Jason Robins was interviewed about the recent criminal investigation into employee gambling at his daily fantasy sports…

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    Sport and Race in the 1980s

    Matthew Andrews talked about how the racial tensions of the 1980s were reflected in the sports of the era, particularly when white and black athletes faced off in boxing matches and…

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    Interview with Cyd Zeigler

    Cyd Zeigler talked about his book Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports, in which he reports on LGBTQ athletes in organized sports. He was interviewed at…

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    Mixed Martial Arts Industry

    Neurologist Dr. Ann McKee and representatives of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community testified at a hearing on the future of MMA, including regulation of the sport, marketing efforts,…

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    Sports and Social Justice

    The AFL-CIO hosted a panel discussion analyzing the role of professional athletes in advocating for racial and social justice. Speakers included NFL Players Association counsel Joe Briggs,…

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    2016 NBA Champions

    President Obama welcomed the Cleveland Cavaliers to the White House to honor the team and their 2016 NBA Championship.

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    Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    Jessica Luther talked about her book, Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape. She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 21st annual Texas Book Festival. The…

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    2016 Stanley Cup Champions

    President Obama welcomed the Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House to honor them for their 2016 Stanley Cup victory.

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    Long Shot

    Craig Hodges talked about his book, Long Shot: The Struggles and Triumphs of an NBA Freedom Fighter, on his political thinking and activism. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing…

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    Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

    Lisa Delpy Neirotti shared data and spoke about her perspectives on the 2016 Summer Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    World War II Home Front

    Professor Kat Williams talked about women and life on the home front during World War II. She described the role of women in aiding the war effort in factories and military auxiliary units. She…

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    2015 World Series Champions

    President Obama made remarks at a White House ceremony for the Kansas City Royals, the 2015 Major League Baseball World Series champions.

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