Sports

  • 2:11pm May 16, 2013
    World News World News Sports

    Wrestlers Grapple To Save Sport From Olympic Chopping Block

    In New York's Grand Central Terminal Wednesday, wrestlers from Iran, Russia and the United States faced off in what was dubbed "Rumble on the Rails." This meet was more than just a show of diplomacy and sportsmanship. The athletes want to rally support for their sport which could be excluded from upcoming Olympic games.
  • 6:19am May 15, 2013
    Sports Sports

    No. 1s: The Latest Greatest Of All Time

    The NBA will soon crown another team as the best. And another MVP will be named. But commentator Frank Deford says such titles of greatness are fleeting.
  • 2:46pm Apr 17, 2013
    Sports Sports National

    The Pitch For More No. 42s

    There's more buzz than usual this year around baseball legend Jackie Robinson, who made his major league debut on April 15, 1947. But commentator Frank Deford says there isn't enough buzz in college athletics to help shape the Robinsons of the future.
  • 2:25pm Apr 17, 2013
    Sports Sports

    What Spectators Add To The Marathon Experience

    Many of those injured, and at least two of those who were killed, in the Boston Marathon explosions were there to cheer the runners on. Runners count the smiles, cheers and witty signs from spectators to motivate them along the way. Runner and writer Erin Ryan talks about what spectators contribute.
  • 3:00pm Apr 16, 2013
    Sports Sports National

    Boston Globe Columnist: 'A Little Bit Of Freedom Taken Away'

    Sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about Monday's events at the Boston Marathon, the place the marathon holds in the life of the city, its importance in the international world of running, and the history of attacks at sporting events.