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Monday, February 20, 2012 | 11:00 AM
New York Knicks' point guard Jeremy Lin (17) drives the ball against Utah Jazz's point guard Earl Watson (11) during an NBA basketball game on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in New York. (AP)

Lin-mania sweeps the nation, and the world. Buzzer-beating shots are just part of the story.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011 | 11:00 AM
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (15) kneels and prays before the start of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. (AP)

NFL quarterback Tim Tebow wins games and talks gospel. We’ll talk prayer, positive thinking and football.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | 10:00 AM
Surrounded by NBA players, including New York Knicks' Chauncy Billups, left, and Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook, right, NBA Players Association president Derek Fisher speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the players' union in New York, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. The NBA players rejected the league's latest offer and have begun the process to disband the union. (AP)

NBA season in jeopardy after union rejects deal. We’ll have the latest.

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Friday, July 15, 2011 | 11:00 AM
U.S. players celebrate winning 3-1 the semifinal match between France and the United States at the Women’s Soccer World Cup. (AP)

American women’s soccer and Team US.A., soaring into this weekend’s Women’s World Cup final: U.S.A. vs. Japan.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011 | 11:00 AM
Chicago Cubs' Kosuke Fukudome is safe at third base after hitting an one-run triple against the Milwaukee Brewers. (AP)

Winning streaks and losing streaks in sports. Why do teammates rise and fall together?

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Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM

Slugger Barry Bonds was found guilty yesterday on one count of obstructing justice. The verdict doesn’t provide a clear answer to the question of whether the seven-time National League MVP used performance drugs and lied about it, but Bonds could still face up to ten years in prison.

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Monday, April 4, 2011 | 11:00 AM
Butler's Shawn Vanzant shoots over Virginia Commonwealth's Brandon Rozzell (32) and Bradford Burgess in their Final Four matchup Saturday. (AP)

College basketball’s March Madness makes millions – but not for the players. We’ll tap into the hot debate over sharing the NCAA spoils.

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Friday, January 7, 2011 | 11:00 AM
TCU wide receiver Jimmy Young (88) is stopped by Wisconsin linebacker Mike Taylor (53) during the first half of the Rose Bowl, Jan. 1, 2011, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP)

“Death to the BCS.” A new book goes after the BCS — the Bowl Championship Series — and the big money fruits of college football.

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Friday, December 17, 2010 | 11:00 AM
Trolley the horse arrives at the premiere of "Secretariat" in Los Angeles, Sept. 30, 2010. (AP)

We speak with 2010 National Book Award winner Jaimy Gordon about her novel “Lord of Misrule” — and ride into the world of horse racing. “Secretariat” writer Bill Nack joins in.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010 | 11:00 AM
Manny Pacquiao, right, lands a right against Antonio Margarito, on his way to victory in their title boxing match, Nov. 13, 2010, in Texas. (AP)

The amazing story of Filipino boxing champ, hero, and congressman Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao. Click through to see some HBO highlights.

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Apr 16, 2014
A woman walks past a CVS store window in Foxborough, Mass., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. The nation’s major drugstore chains are opening more in-store clinics in response to the massive U.S. health care overhaul, which is expected to add about 25 million newly insured people who will need medical care and prescriptions, as well as offering more services as a way to boost revenue in the face of competition from stores like Safeway and Wal-Mart. (AP)

Retailers from Walgreens to Wal-Mart to CVS are looking to turn into health care outlets. It’s convenient. Is it good medicine? Plus: using tech to disrupt the healthcare market.

Apr 16, 2014
Harvard Business School is one of the top-ranked MBA programs in the country. Our guest today suggests those kinds of degrees aren't necessary for business success. (HBS / Facebook)

Humorist and longtime Fortune columnist Stanley Bing says, “forget the MBA.” He’s got the low-down on what you really need to master in business. Plus: the sky-high state of executive salaries.

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Apr 15, 2014
In this file photo, author and journalist Matt Taibbi speaks to a crowd of Occupy Wall Street protestors after a march on the offices of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in New York. There was a heavy police presence around the 42nd Street area as the demonstration began Wednesday morning outside. (AP)

Muckraking journalist Matt Taibbi sees a huge and growing divide in the US justice system, where big money buys innocence and poverty means guilt. He joins us.

 
Apr 15, 2014
A crowd gathers at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston for a Sports Illustrated photo shoot before the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Saturday, April 12, 2014. (AP)

One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we look at national and local security on the terrorism front now, and what we’ve learned.

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Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

Boston Globe metro reporter Maria Cramer explains how the 2014 Boston Marathon will be different than races in the past.

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WBUR’s David Boeri: ‘There’s Still Much We Don’t Know’
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

WBUR’s senior reporter David Boeri details the ongoing investigation into the alleged Boston Marathon Bombing perpetrators.

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Remembering The Boston Marathon Bombing, One Year Later
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

One year after the Boston Marathon Bombing, we look back at our own coverage of the attacks and the community’s response from April 2013.

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