Sports | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio


RSS Feed

Can Baseball Ever Get Clean?

On baseball's opening week, Audie Cornish talks with ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn about how far the MLB has come in regulating steroid use among its players.

'Kill The Head, The Body Will Die,' NFL's Gregg Williams Heard Telling Players

In a profanity-laced recording made during a pregame meeting, the former Saints coach is heard talking about which players on the opposing team he wants to be targeted and what injuries they might be vulnerable to.
WAMU 88.5

Elite American Kayakers Vie For Olympic Gold

Maryland natives Caroline Queen and Ashley Nee are longtime friends... and among the nation's top kayakers. At the 2012 Olympic trials (April 12-14), they're going head-to-head for a chance to compete for the gold in London.

The Masters Begins: Will Tiger Woods Win? Do You Want Him To?

As the first major men's tournament gets going, there's speculation that Woods will win. Would you like to see him do that? He hasn't won a major since before his personal life exploded onto front pages in 2009.

Competition For Green Jacket Begins In Augusta

Steve Inskeep talks to Christine Brennan, a columnist for USA Today, for a preview of the Masters golf tournament. For the time being, play is being overshadowed by the issue of should women be allowed to join the exclusive all-male club.
WAMU 88.5

Howard University Suspends Athletes For Possible Violation

Howard University has announced that they have temporarily suspended some intercollegiate athletics programs, pending a review of a potential NCAA rule violation.


WNBA President Bringing Lessons From Girl Scouts

Before heading the WNBA, Laurel Richie worked with the Girl Scouts of America and was named one of Ebony magazine's Power 100 list. She says, you shouldn't worry about female athletes behaving badly in her league. Host Michel Martin speaks with WNBA president Laurel Richie ahead of the season tip-off.