Sports

Documenting the O.J. Simpson Case

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about two television series produced this year on the O. J. Simpson murder case--the drama The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and the documentary mini-series O.J.: Made in America. Jan and Mike take up the question of why... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of  Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America, shares insights into the realities of race in sport culture. Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athlete... Read more

Author Dave Zirin on "Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love"

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with writer Dave Zirin about his latest book, Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love. Named one of the UTNE Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World", Dave Zirin writes about the politics of sports... Read more

Radiozine on 04/22/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2009 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Todd Wilson speaks with Adam Boesel, owner and founder of the Green Microgym, a Portland neighborhood gym that creates energy with human power and solar power. CD-1373 Read more

Positively Revolting on 04/09/09

Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Melinda Bernert guest hosts. The topic is "Portland's New Soccer Stadium. Who's left holding the ball?" The guest is Jules Boykoff, assistant professor at Pacific University. He has written articles on the issue including "My Own Private Bail-out" for the The Guardian. CD... Read more

Soccer Fields Vs. Social Services

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Next week the Portland City Council starts to consider an $85 million proposal by Merritt Paulson to bring major league soccer to Portland. Paulson wants the city to contribute $20-$40 million of urban renewal money - funds intended to combat "urban blight" - to close the d... Read more