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I always equated boxing with "manhood" until the boxer Emile Griffith proved that decency is the path to "manhood." Emile had a more dramatic stor...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:49:23
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Before Jackie Robinson, there were the Negro Leagues -- home to some of the greatest untold stories in baseball.

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4
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There used to be a time when you could strike out into the vast unexplored wilderness and stake your claim – but not anymore. Today, the story of ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:27

  • Added: Dec 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:50
Caption: Kevin Plank
Host Phalana Tiller talks with Kevin Plank of Under Armour and we hear archival footage of the late Peter Drucker about what marketing means in the...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
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Robert Jevne discusses his former love of the Chicago Cubs in a lighthearted tone and how their incessant losing seasons defeated his passion for b...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gino Bartali
A new book, Road to Valor, by Aili and Andres McConnon is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Baseball Stories from Public Radio's Hall of Fame

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WNIJ, KQED, KSUT, KERA and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Mr. Jones on the course, Credit: Mason Sand
A collection of sounds and voices from William Devine Golf course, one of America's oldest public courses, located in inner-city Boston in the hear...

  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 01:55
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Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, wh...

Bought by WEZU, WOUB, NPR Illinois, RadioFreePalmer, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
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“Whoever would understand the heart and mind of America had better learn the game of baseball...” As this quotation sums up our attitude toward the...

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2011
  • Length: 58:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The real life version of "Field Of Dreams" takes place in Alpine, Texas in the 1940s and 50s. This is a story about a man, his baseball field and ...

Bought by KMXT, WXAV 88.3FM, WNMU-FM, KMXT, and KUT


  • Added: Nov 08, 2010
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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A profile of a centuries-old martial art with roots that go back to Angola, Africa

  • Added: Apr 03, 2008
  • Length: 18:30
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Memories of three members of an elite WW II mountaineering force.

Bought by WTIP, KMXT, NPR Illinois, and Iowa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 01, 2007
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Johnny, "The Jet" Rodgers, Heisman '72, honors another pioneer Nebraska athlete, Marion Hudson, and talks about the importance of black communities...

Bought by WTIP and KRCC-FM


  • Added: Feb 14, 2007
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Pro wrestler Nikolai Volkoff used to infuriate Cold War crowds with his singing of the Soviet National Anthem --- now he's a 55-year-old grandfathe...

Bought by WXDU and WMPG


  • Added: Mar 29, 2006
  • Length: 15:28
  • Purchases: 2
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A personal insight into the life of former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter - his life after the blockbuster hit movie.

Bought by KSFR, KSJD, KZYX, 90.5 WSNC, and KSFR


  • Added: Jan 08, 2006
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 5