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Caption: Dom and Marissa Madonna, Credit: (c) Marissa Madonna
With the mental pressure and rubber balls getting fired at you from all angles, playing goalie is not the ideal position in lacrosse. But, it is wh...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
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An unconventional love story about a teenager, the Pacific Ocean, and an encounter with something wild.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 23:07
He was the brawny icon of sports' Golden Age, and his singular popularity revolutionized live entertainment forever. So how did this legend get for...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 12:13
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In a world where specializing in one sport is becoming more and more common, Marisa Romeo bucks that trend. She uses her talents to play both lacro...

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Should College Athletes Be Paid? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
College sports is a big-money business, with football and basketball programs generating millions of dollars in revenue every year. While coaches a...

Bought by WLPR, WSKG, KVSC, Prairie Public, and KFCF FM

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Art Beat
This week on Art Beat, we visit with Dylan Overhouse, the director of Downhill Skateboarding which was part of the 2016 Frozen River Film Festival ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 09:33
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It's official! The Golden State Warriors are the 2017 NBA Champions! Life of the Law honors the team and each of the players with this special epis...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 19:38
Caption: Michelle Annet - avid pickleball player and librarian at Cascade Middle School
Michelle Annett loves being a librarian, but she also loves pickleball. She decided to combine the two into a fundraiser- she opens up the gym thr...

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:29
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When he was first interviewed by Studs Terkel in 1971, jockey Eddie Arroyo had been racing for 6 years. He said it was the hardest and most dangero...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Coach Dani Allen
Developmentally disabled kids play right along with their typically developing peers on this new basketball team, started by their former Special E...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:39
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A quick biopic on the life of Tom Landry with a focus on his finest season.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 04:24
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The myths and legend surrounding AMC's oldest trail crew, the TFC, aka Trail F*cking Crew.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 25:00
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Sam tries to get to the bottom of a secret game preserve in the woods of New Hampshire.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:57
Caption: Muhammad Ali, Credit: Gordon Parks
"Float like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee...". This is my tribute to Muhammad Ali. An impressionistic mix of sound and music dedicated to "The Grea...

Bought by KFAI

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:42
  • Purchases: 1
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This episode we discuss concussions, the sequelae that happen as a result of concussions, and the long term effects of repeated head trauma.

Bought by WART FM

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 35:23
  • Purchases: 1
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On this special episode of Wish We Were Here: Tales and Investigations from the Shadows of America's Mountain, we worked with Nathan Ward at Grit a...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:09
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On this Why We Root, a story of a classic American sports town and the season that started with tragedy but ended with a championship. We’ll recall...

Bought by WHCP-LP and KMXT

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: In 1834, artist George Catlin witnessed Choctaw lacrosse in Indian Territory near present-day Oklahoma., Credit: GEORGE CATLIN / SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Laine Kaplan-Levenson returns with a new story about an indigenous sport that became popular before the Civil War.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 10:19
Caption: Pikes Peak
Most people think of Pikes Peak as a tourist destination – the Fourteener with a highway and a donut shop on top. But for many local mountaineers, ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:02
Caption: The Purple Knights pose on the court; Harold Sylvester is kneeling next to his coach., Credit: HAROLD SYLVESTER / AMISTAD RESEARCH CENTER
In this episode, Laine Kaplan-Levenson discusses the first integrated high school sports contest in Louisiana between St. Aug and Jesuit--and talks...

Bought by WAER

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 'Bull and Bear Fight - New Orleans', Credit: THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION
In this episode of TriPod, Laine Kaplan-Levenson brings us back to the days when Algiers was a stomping ground for bullfights and other forms of an...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 10:23
Caption: 1918 photo of Louis Mayer's father (Louis E. Mayer), and uncles Gus (Gustave John Mayer) and Rudolph Mayer on the stage at the Turnverein von New Orleans. Uncle Gus is top left, Louis Mayer is in the middle., Credit: LOUIS MAYER
In this episode, producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson tells us how Germans brought gymnastics to New Orleans.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 10:17
Caption: Curler Lee Banville prepares to sweep in front of the stopne in hopes that the unpredictable outdoor ice doesn’t throw the stone too far off course. Banvile plays for the “Rocks int eh KettleHouse” out of Missoula, Mont. , Credit:  Photo Credit: Sergio A Gonzalez-Gonzales
The Sawtooth Outdoor Bonspiel holds renown for being the only outdoor bonspiel in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The ice is bad, the c...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:06
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With miles of beautiful beaches, the sound of ocean waves often touch a deep part of California residents. For some, it’s not about the physical wa...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Retired O. Henry teacher and counselor, David Freeman, talks with the Mustangs about the middle school's gym dedication, baseball, and his current ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 04:23