Well-established Asian American youth basketball leagues paved the way for Knicks star Jeremy Lin. That's according to Jamila King, news editor for Colorlines.com. She discusses the leagues with host Michel Martin.
Men's field hockey is an Olympic sport, but you wouldn't know it judging from the U.S. team's lack of participation. The U.S. national team chose not to take part in last week's Olympic qualifying tournament in India.
Imagine racing over a frozen lake on a wind-powered sled, hitting speeds that top 40 miles an hour. That's what ice sailors all around the world do just about anywhere water freezes. But in the U.S., Lake Champlain has emerged as one of the country's best ice sailing venues.
From January into June, about 8,000 registered thoroughbred colts and fillies will be born in Kentucky. As 3-year-olds, a few may be Triple Crown contenders. NPR's Noah Adams was there as one was born.
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