Ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick received Amnesty's top human rights award for his opposition to racial injustice. His "take a knee" campaign during the national anthem likely cost him his job.
NPR's Scott Simon talks sports with ESPN's Howard Bryant. They'll cover the surprises of the NBA playoffs so far and the historically hot start by baseball's Boston Red Sox.
Authorities said the disgraced cyclist had defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, out of millions. He faced $100 million in possible penalties — but this settlement averts his looming trial.
It's NBA playoff season. David Greene talks to Devin Gordon, who profiled Houston Rockets point guard James Harden for GQ magazine.
The World Surf League announced it was shutting down the Margaret River Pro in West Australia after two recreational surfers were attacked. The event was to have run through this weekend.
Desiree Linden fought through wind and rain on Monday to become the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985. Her victory came after she nearly bailed out during the race.
Brett Connolly just wanted to give a little girl a puck for a souvenir. The Capitals winger didn't know he was signing himself up for a roller coaster of emotions — which, happily, had a sweet ending.
Runners, fans, and volunteers in Boston braved 35 mph winds, pouring rain, and a below-freezing wind chill during Monday morning's marathon.
"It's supposed to be hard," Linden told reporters after the race, slowed down by rain and near-gale headwinds. U.S. women claimed seven of the top eight spots in the race.
Tempting fate, the two boys brought along a sign that read: Don't Tell Principal Versluis." Turned out, their principal was also ditching school to attend the game.