Sports

There’s a potentially monumental new agreement between the WNBA and its female basketball players. Top players could earn more than $500,000 per season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Major League Baseball cheating scandal is getting bigger and weirder. Three team managers were fired this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

Did the Astros cheat the Dodgers out of the World Series?

Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

from Greater LA

The Navarro College cheer team in Corsicana, Texas has been deemed the best in the nation 13 times.

‘Cheer’: Pushing the body, embracing injuries, and finding home

The Navarro College cheer team in Corsicana, Texas has been deemed the best in the nation 13 times.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The NFL playoffs are this weekend. Will running back Marshawn Lynch help bring the Seattle Seahawks back to the Super Bowl?"

NFL playoffs: What are the chances of the Seahawks winning?

The NFL playoffs are this weekend. Will running back Marshawn Lynch help bring the Seattle Seahawks back to the Super Bowl?"

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As Los Angeles prepares for the 2028 Olympics, local activists are calling attention to the displacement of low-income communities in the city, blaming the Olympics as a tool of…

Local activists target Olympic preparations as catalyst of gentrification

As Los Angeles prepares for the 2028 Olympics, local activists are calling attention to the displacement of low-income communities in the city, blaming the Olympics as a tool of…

from Greater LA

Hertha BSC has had a tough Bundesliga season so far, but there's hope on the horizon. German soccer legend Jürgen Klinsmann took over as head coach in late November.

Can Klinsmann save Hertha?

Hertha BSC has had a tough Bundesliga season so far, but there's hope on the horizon. German soccer legend Jürgen Klinsmann took over as head coach in late November.

from Studio Berlin

For years, colleges and universities have made big money on their marquee sports programs, especially football and basketball.

NCAA athletes will be able to profit from their fame

For years, colleges and universities have made big money on their marquee sports programs, especially football and basketball.

from Greater LA

The Garfield High School bulldogs and Roosevelt High School Rough Riders share a deep rivalry.

East LA Classic: more than a high school football rivalry

The Garfield High School bulldogs and Roosevelt High School Rough Riders share a deep rivalry.

from Greater LA

On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.

Protesters ‘stand with Hong Kong’ at Lakers-Clippers season opener

On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.

from KCRW Features

There’s a lot of excitement about the Lakers and the Clippers, who are facing off tonight at the Staples Center.

NBA season starts with Lakers versus Clippers

There’s a lot of excitement about the Lakers and the Clippers, who are facing off tonight at the Staples Center.

from Greater LA

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei smashes women's world record at Chicago marathon

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

from NPR

The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals in game 5 of the National League Division Series this Wednesday evening.

Dodgers fans never stop bleeding blue

The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals in game 5 of the National League Division Series this Wednesday evening.

from Greater LA

The Dodgers are heading into Game five in a tied series against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. They have to win in order to continue their World Series run.

Dodgers: Do or die in Wednesday game against Washington Nationals

The Dodgers are heading into Game five in a tied series against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. They have to win in order to continue their World Series run.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has lost his endorsement deal with Nike over sexual assault allegations.

Will the New England Patriots oust Antonio Brown?

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has lost his endorsement deal with Nike over sexual assault allegations.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Inglewood, a 70,000-seat stadium is more than two-thirds of the way done. It's worth $5 billion. Now has a name: SoFi Stadium.

How will SoFi Stadium change Inglewood?

In Inglewood, a 70,000-seat stadium is more than two-thirds of the way done. It's worth $5 billion. Now has a name: SoFi Stadium.

from Greater LA

The Dodgers may have lost their series of matches with the Yankees this weekend, but they’re still leading the National League West by a mile.

Is football star Andrew Luck's retirement for good?

The Dodgers may have lost their series of matches with the Yankees this weekend, but they’re still leading the National League West by a mile.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. The race was the first all women's national air race, also known as the Powder Puff Derby.

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the first national women's air derby

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. The race was the first all women's national air race, also known as the Powder Puff Derby.

from Greater LA

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) has garnered a lot of media attention and a huge fan base, but some soccer fans in LA will remind you that there's another team in town: the LA…

LA Galaxy or Los Angeles Football Club? Fans take their sides

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) has garnered a lot of media attention and a huge fan base, but some soccer fans in LA will remind you that there's another team in town: the LA…

from Greater LA

AMC’s show "   Lodge 49   " portrays Long Beach as a magical center of self-discovery and alchemy. Season two started this week.

Wyatt Russell on his path from pro hockey to TV

AMC’s show " Lodge 49 " portrays Long Beach as a magical center of self-discovery and alchemy. Season two started this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand