Big-time soccer finally has a major American television contract, but it's not the LA Galaxy or Chicago Fire. Barclays Premier League Football, perhaps the most popular sports league in the rest of the world, includes Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and West Ham. Host Scott Simon talks with Sports Business Journal's John Ourand about why NBC Sports Network is airing British football.
This weekend you can get funky on U Street with live music, a street festival and a parade, as tomorrow marks the second Funk Parade.
Funk Parade organizers couldn't get a permit to march down U Street last year, but the crowd veered off V Street anyway to where co-founder Justin Rood always...
Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
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