It's the first in a series of conversations between host Rachel Martin and NPR sports correspondent Mike Pesca. Pesca digs deeper into big sports stories from the week, and brings one wildcard story that stayed under the radar.
The march to the Stanley Cup is under way in Hockey. NBA teams are still jostling for spots in their post-season, and the Boston Celtics look like they're grinding their way to a fifth-consecutive playoff berth. Guest host Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about playoffs in hockey and basketball.
At 6'11", high school basketball player Nerlen Noel is said to be devastating at blocking shots. He has agreed to play college ball at the University of Kentucky. He even had the UK logo shaved into the back of his head and showed it on ESPN.
After competing in five Olympic Games, 56-year-old Butch Johnson's peers hail him as a superman in the world of archery. But Johnson says he's more of a Clark Kent. His two Olympic medals are stored under a sink, and he spends his days managing an archery range in Connecticut.
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