From Podcast To Broadcast: 'Men In Blazers' Gets The ESPN Bump The soccer podcast Men In Blazers started out as a modest Grantland podcast, then blew up when ESPN included them during World Cup coverage. As hosts Michael Davies and Roger Bennett tell NPR's Arun Rath, they'll soon have their own show on NBC Sports.
In San Diego, A Bootcamp For Data Junkies Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.
What Fans, Parents Are Saying About The NFL Lately It's been a rough couple of weeks for the NFL and the entire sport of football. What are fans and parents of young football players thinking and saying about the sport they love?
Germany Decides Not To Arm Syrian Rebels Germany has chosen not to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. NPR's Arun Rath talks to German Ambassador to the United States Peter Wittig about what led to the decision.
Dozens Of ISIS Hostages Freed And Sent To Turkey The militant group calling itself the Islamic State released 49 hostages, most of them Turkish. NPR's Arun Rath talks to NPR Middle East Correspondent Deborah Amos about what the release signals.
Mammoth On The Move: Rare, Nearly-Intact Skeleton Heads To Dallas The skeleton lay buried in a gravel pit for tens of thousands of years. This week, paleontologists carefully transported the last and largest section to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
'Passages' Author Reflects On Her Own Life Journey Gail Sheehy is famous for her in-depth profiles of influential people, as well as her 1976 book on common adult life crises. Now she turns her eye inward, in her new memoir <em>Daring: My Passages.</em>
Anticipating Attacks, GOP Campaigns Focus On Courting Women Voters National Republican Party officials encouraged 2014 candidates to launch positive ads targeting women. One for a House candidate from Minnesota touts an annual charity walk he does in pink heels.
For The Autumnal Equinox, A Poem As Chilling As The Fall Weather Tuesday is the first day of fall. This time of year reminds critic Abigail Deutsch of Stephen Dobyns' "How to Like It" — a poem about a man who ponders his lost summers and fleeting dreams.