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February 10, 2014

2014 Sochi Olympics: Hunger Games and the Geopolitics of Russia

February 10, 2014 - Segment 4 - We talk with former Olympic athlete Samantha Retrosi about her recent article in The Nation, "Why the Olympics Are a Lot Like 'The Hunger Games.'" Then, we continue with a panel of guests who examine the politics of the Olympics.
January 28, 2014

Richard Sherman and the Implications of the Word “Thug”

January 28, 2014 - Segment 2 - Did you see the clip of Richard Sherman after the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers in last week's NFC Championship game? He's been called a "thug" by some, while others have come to his defense. What do you think, and why is this discussion important?
December 11, 2013

Sports Roundtable: Washington Team Name, Ravens and More!

December 11, 2013 - Segment 3 - We host a Sports Roundtable with: Syreeta Hubbard, publisher of the blogs and; Dean Bartoli Smith, who writes about sports for The Baltimore Brew and author of Never Easy, Never Pretty: A Fan, A City, A Championship Season; and Ali Danois, Senior Editor of Bounce Magazine.
December 5, 2013

Change the Washington NFL Team Mascot — And Stop Using The Word

December 5, 2013 - Segment 3 - We return to our discussion on the controversial mascot of the Washington, DC, NFL team, as the Oneida Nation - a 900-member tribe in central New York - is pressuring the NFL and the team's owner to change the name.
August 7, 2013

Remembering Art Donovan

August 7, 2013 - Segment 2 - We look back at the life of Art Donovan, the legendary Baltimore Colts defensive tackle who died this week at the age of 88. We are joined by Michael Olesker, former Baltimore Sun columnist and author of The Colt's Baltimore: A City and its Love Affair in the 1950s.
July 12, 2013

Local African-American Fencers Prepare For International Competition

July 12, 2013 - Segment 3 - Prepare to be swashbuckled, as we turn to the topic of African Americans in the sport of fencing! Fencing coach and internationally-ranked fencer Michael Douglas joins us along with Jamal Fenwick, whom he is training for international competition, to talk about this fascinating sport.
April 10, 2013

Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball’s Color Line

April 10, 2013 - Hour 2 - Meshelle and Stacie Sanders-Evans join us as we talk to Tom Dunkel, author of Color Blind: The Forgotten Team That Broke Baseball's Color Line, a book about an integrated baseball team in Bismarck, North Dakota a decade before Jackie Robinson.
February 13, 2013

Anti-Native American Racism in Pro Sports Team Names & Mascots

February 13, 2013 - Segment 3 - Suzan Shown Harjo joins us to discuss anti-Native American racism in the names and mascots of professional sports teams. Harjo is the President of The Morning Star Institute, a national Native rights organization, a founder of the National Museum of the American Indian, and a columnist for Indian Country Today Media Network.
January 8, 2013

January 8, 2013 – Segment 4

It's time for some football! The Ravens are back in the playoffs! We will check in with Ali Danois, Senior Editor of Bounce Magazine, and Syreeta Hubbard, publisher of the blogs and, about the Ravens' season, their chances of advancing to the Super Bowl, and the final games of the legendary Ray Lewis.

December 11, 2012

December 11, 2012 – Segment 3

The Ravens fired their offensive coordinator Cam Cameron earlier this week. We'll speak about that choice with

  • Ali Danois, Senior Editor of Bounce Magazine,
  • Stan "the Fan" Charles, publisher of Press Box and, and
  • Syreeta Hubbard, publisher of
October 1, 2012

October 1, 2012 – Segment 3

How 'bout them O's! We'll wrap up the show with a discussion on the Baltimore Orioles' first foray into the postseason since 1997! Joining us to talk about this exciting development will be Jerry Bembry and Milton Kent, both of whom are sports journalists and lecturers at Morgan State University.