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Power (Dis)Play? Teams In Black Draw More Penalties

Hockey teams wearing darker-colored jerseys are more likely to be penalized for aggressive fouls than teams wearing white jerseys, new research finds. And teams wearing black jerseys get penalized the most. It's not clear whether the jersey color increases player aggression or draws more visual attention by referees.

Taking One Last Swing At Baseball's Big Time

Reid Gorecki achieved what every minor league ballplayer hopes to achieve: He played a few games in the big leagues. That was three years ago. Now he's struggling over whether it's time to say goodbye to the game.
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A D.C. Story: Georgetown's John Thompson Jr.

Kojo sits down with longtime Georgetown University basketball coach John Thompson Jr., a Washington native and the first African-American coach to lead a team to an NCAA basketball championship.

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Vintage Base Ball Pays Homage To Area's Sporting Past

Vintage base ball players in Lewes, Del. bring back the historically-accurate version of America's pastime, with all its quirky rules, lumpy baseballs and old-time flair.


NBA's World Peace Gets Seven-Game Suspension For Elbowing Opponent

The basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest has been suspended for swinging his left elbow hard into the head of an opponent on Sunday. He'll miss the last regular season game and part of the playoffs. Is that enough?