Sports | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Sports

RSS Feed
NPR

As Ivies Boost Financial Aid, Teams Up Their Game

The men's basketball team at Jeremy Lin's alma mater, Harvard University, is making its mark on the national scene — and benefiting from powerful Ivy League recruiting tools: a stellar academic reputation and a big increase in financial aid.
NPR

Stefan Fatsis On America's 'Linsanity'

Host Robert Siegel talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about Jeremy Lin, point guard for the New York Knicks, and his rapid rise to fame.
NPR

Gary Carter, Hall Of Famer And Mets Hero, Dies Of Brain Cancer At 57

Gary Carter, the former Major League Baseball catcher who helped the New York Mets win the 1986 World Series, has died of brain cancer at 57. In a career split between the Mets and the Montreal Expos, Carter was chosen for 11 All Star teams.
NPR

Op-Ed: 'Linsanity' Is Thrilling, Yet Frustrating

New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin sprang into the spotlight after he scored 27 points in a game against the Toronto Raptors. Lin, who previous mostly rode the bench, has become a sensation in the U.S., particularly among many Asian Americans. Journalist Chuck Leung feels a bit conflicted about celebrating Lin's success.
NPR

Forget Batman Vs. Superman: The Dynamic Duo Of The Moment Is Lin Vs. Tebow

They play different sports and come from different schools. But the parallels are remarkable between the NBA's instant star, Jeremy Lin, and the NFL's sudden sensation, Tim Tebow — both on the field (or court) and off.

Pages