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  • Author Discussion on Sports Writing
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    Author Discussion on Sports Writing

    Michael Sokolove, author of The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino: A Story of Corruption, Scandal, and the Big Business of College Basketball, and Mark Leibovich, author of Big Game: The NFL…

    282 views
  • Author Discussion on Sports and Social Change
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    Author Discussion on Sports and Social Change

    Authors Etan Thomas, Amy Bass, and Howard Bryant talked about sports and social change in America.

    115 views
  • Baseball in America Origins and Early Days
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    Baseball in America, Origins and Early Days

    American History TV visited the “Baseball Americana” exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to learn about baseball’s origins and early days. Our guide is exhibit curator…

    468 views
  • emThe Atlanticem Festival NFL Issues
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    The Atlantic Festival, NFL Issues

    In this portion of the The Atlantic Festival, New York Times Magazine correspondent Mark Leibovich and National Football League Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith…

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  • USA Olympic Officials Testify on Sexual Abuse Prevention
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    Olympic Athletes and Abuse

    A Senate Commerce Subcommittee held a hearing on preventing abuse of amateur athletes with officials from USA Weightlifting, U.S. Figure Skating, USA Swimming, and USA Bobsled and Skeleton.…

    491 views
  • Sarah Sanders and Kevin Hassett Brief Reporters at the White House
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    White House Daily Briefing

    During the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders answered several questions on President Trump’s decision to cancel the White House visit of the National Football…

    12,535 views
  • American Bar Association Annual Meeting Social Activism in Sports
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    American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Social Activism in Sports

    Legal analysts talked about social activism and freedom of speech issues in sports, including organized demonstrations by NFL players during the playing of the national anthem. Speakers…

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  • emThe Presidents and the Pastimeem
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    The Presidents and the Pastime

    Former presidential speech writer Curt Smith provided a history on the relationship between U.S. presidents and baseball.

    384 views
  • Washington Journal R Shep Melnick Discusses the Evolution of Title IX
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    R. Shep Melnick on the Evolution of Title IX

    R. Shep Melnick talked about his recent National Affairs piece, “The Strange Evolution of Title IX,” on the evolution of the 1972 federal civil rights law that banned exclusion on the basis of sex…

    399 views
  • President Trump Continues Criticism of Google Twitter and Facebook
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    President Trump Meeting with FIFA President Gianni Infantino

    President Trump made remarks to reporters following an Oval Office meeting with International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) president Gianni Infantino and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro on the 2026 FIFA World Cup,…

    597 views
  • emRed Cardem
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    Red Card

    Investigative reporter Ken Bensinger talked about the U.S. government’s case against FIFA, international soccer’s governing body.

    649 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,…

    350 views
  • Michigan State President John Engler Denies Offering Payment to Abuse Survivor
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    Athletes and Sexual Abuse

    Officials with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), USA Gymnastics (USAG) and Michigan State University (MSU) testified before a Senate Commerce subcommittee on changes the…

    1,969 views
  • College Sports Governance and Compensation
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    College Sports Governance and Compensation

    The Aspen Institute hosted a series of discussions on the potential implications of allowing college athletes to receive compensation. Speakers included former Georgetown University men’s…

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  • Washington Journal Curt Smith Discusses the Relationship Between Presidents and Baseball
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    Curt Smith on the Relationship Between Presidents and Baseball

    Author and former presidential speechwriter Curt Smith talked about his book, The Presidents and the Pastime, on the history of the relationship between U.S. presidents and baseball.

    195 views
  • 2018 Major League Baseball AllStar Game
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    2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

    Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred was the featured speaker at a luncheon hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, DC. He talked about MLB governance issues, rule changes,…

    128 views
  • House Panel Considers Horse Racing AntiDoping Legislation
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    Horse Racing Anti-Doping Program

    A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee held a hearing to consider legislation requiring a uniform anti-doping and medication control program in horse racing. Representatives Andy Barr…

    233 views
  • Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Invokes the Fifth at Abuse Hearing
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    Sexual Abuse of Olympic and Amateur Athletes

    A Senate subcommittee held a hearing with former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny and former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon about sexual abuse of athletes during their…

    4,172 views
  • emThe Incredible True Story of Blondy Barutiem
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    The Incredible True Story of Blondy Baruti

    Actor Blondy Baruti discussed his journey from the Congo to America.

    498 views
  • Philadelphia Sports and Social Change in 1968
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    Philadelphia, Sports and Social Change in 1968

    This program was from a symposium titled “1968: Philly and The World.” The discussion focused on the impact of local and international sports on social change and civil rights in 1968.…

    162 views
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