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Canoer Hopes To Follow In Dad's Olympic Shoes

Devin McEwan is trying to qualify to represent the U.S. in the Olympic "whitewater slalom" canoeing event. He's got a close role model in the sport — his father Jamie competed in the event in the Olympics in 1972 and 1992.
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Virginia's 'Tebow Bill' Dies In Committee

A bill that would have allowed home-schooled students to participate on sports teams at public schools has died, after a committee voted it down 8-7 Thursday.


Asian American Basketball Leagues About Survival

Well-established Asian American youth basketball leagues paved the way for Knicks star Jeremy Lin. That's according to Jamila King, news editor for She discusses the leagues with host Michel Martin.

U.S. Men's Field Hockey Team To Skip Olympics

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.

100 Points, One Game: A Basketball Record Turns 50

Fifty years ago, in an unimportant game, basketball star Wilt Chamberlain reached a milestone: 100 points in one game. At the time, it didn't even merit the front page in New York newspapers.

Sailing On Ice? Yeah, That's A Sport.

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.