The U.S. Golf Association proposed a rule on Wednesday that would outlaw a style of putting known as "anchor putting." The style makes use of an extra long putter where the end of the club is "anchored" in a player's chest or stomach. Robert Siegel speaks with David Duseck, deputy editor at Golf.com about the change.
The women's soccer team in Afghanistan isn't an international powerhouse. But their mere existence is a triumph and points to the growing number of Afghan women playing sports. And they're getting a little help from an American soccer star.
College sports fans can be distinctively different from the pro variety, no matter where they are. And that might complicate the growth plans of athletic conferences such as as the Big Ten, says Frank Deford.
Under his leadership, the players' union was able to end the reserve clause and gain free agency for players. Morning Edition commentator Frank Deford says Miller was "arguably the most significant figure in 20th century baseball."
When Miami hosted Seattle over the weekend, something strange happened in the third quarter: The sprinklers came on. A quick play-by-play announcer joked: "This is just Miami's way of showing a little Seattle hospitality." But the hospitality only went so far. Miami beat Seattle, 24-21.
When you give to WAMU, your tax-deductible membership gift helps make possible award-winning programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Diane Rehm Show, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, and other favorites.