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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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    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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    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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    2015 WNBA Champions

    President Obama welcomed members of the Minnesota Lynx to the White House to honor the team for winning the 2015 WNBA championship win, their third in five years. He also spoke briefly…

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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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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on boxer Muhammad Ali’s legacy.

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    President Obama Honors the Denver Broncos

    President Obama welcomed the Denver Broncos to the White House to honor them for their 2016 Super Bowl win.

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    Las Vegas Center for Gaming Research

    David Schwartz gave a tour of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He showed items from the university archives' collection related to the history of gambling in Las Vegas…

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    Reaction to the Death of Muhammad Ali

    Boxer, civil rights activist, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Muhammad Ali died on Friday, June 3, 2016, at the age of 74. Messages from congressmen and President Obama were…

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    2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Champions

    President Obama welcomed the Villanova University Wildcats men’s basketball team to the White House to honor them for their 2016 NCAA championship win.

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    Youth Sports Concussions

    Parents of student athletes who sustained head injuries, medical experts, researchers, and sports officials testified at a hearing about concussions in youth sports. Dr. Thomas Talavage said that…

    534 views
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    NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Winners

    Women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma and senior forward Breanna Stewart spoke to reporters in the White House driveway after being honored by the president, along with the rest of the…

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    President Obama Honors NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Winners

    President Obama welcomed the University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team to the White House to honor them for their 2016 NCAA Championship win.

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