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Week In Sports: The Jets, Tebow And An NBA Christmas

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of and ESPN the Magazine about the New York Jets, Tim Tebow and the NBA on Christmas Day.

With Two Weeks Left In Regular Season, NFL Playoff Chatter Begins

Robert Siegel talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about playoffs in the National Football League.
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Redskins' RGIII Expected In Game Against Eagles

Redskins' quarterback Robert Griffin III is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Winter Fun With Kids (Rebroadcast)

It's winter break for most kids, and with few outdoor options, many parents worry about cabin fever setting in. We'll help you tap into the indoor and outdoor winter fun around our region.


'Bowie Over Jordan': A New Look At The Pick That Still Haunts Portland NBA Fans

The Trail Blazers chose Kentucky center Sam Bowie with the second pick in the 1984 NBA draft. Then the Chicago Bulls took Michael Jordan. Bowie's tenure in Portland was marred by leg injuries; Jordan became a legend. ESPN recounts it all in a documentary about Bowie on Thursday night.

Time For Gun Owners To Be Good Sports About Gun Restrictions

Americans possess too many firearms and nothing will change unless gun owners support the changes the president swears to promote, says commentator Frank Deford.

College Football's 'Coaching Carousel' In Full Effect

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about college football coaches and the wisdom of the Washington Redskins' backup quarterback.