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Thursday, February 23, 2012 | 11:00 AM
In this film image released by The Weinstein Company, a scene is shown from "Undefeated." (AP)

The Oscar-winning tale of an inner city football team that transcends what you know about sports story-telling.

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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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Apr 24, 2014
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, talks with Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Covina at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014. Hernandez proposed a constitutional amendment that would ask voters to again allow public colleges to use race and ethnicity when considering college applicants. The proposal stalled this year after backlash from Asian Americans. (AP)

California as Exhibit A for what happens when a state bans affirmative action in college admissions. We’ll look at race, college and California.

Apr 24, 2014
A Buddhist monk lights the funeral pyre of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, during his funeral ceremony in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 21, 2014.  (AP)

A Sherpa boycott on Everest after a deadly avalanche. We’ll look at climbing, culture, life, death and money at the top of the world.

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Apr 23, 2014
Attendees of the 2013 Argentina International Coaching Federation meet for networking and coaching training. (ICF)

The booming business of life coaches. Everybody seems to have one these days. Therapists are feeling the pinch. We look at the life coach craze.

 
Apr 23, 2014
In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, file photo, Chet Kanojia, founder and CEO of Aereo, Inc., shows a tablet displaying his company's technology, in New York. Aereo is one of several startups created to deliver traditional media over the Internet without licensing agreements. (AP)

The Supreme Court looks at Aereo, the little startup that could cut your cable cord and up-end TV as we’ve known it. We look at the battle. Plus: a state ban on affirmative action in college admissions is upheld. We’ll examine the implications.

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The Week In Seven Soundbites: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Holy week with an unholy shooter. South Koreans scramble to save hundreds. Putin plays to the crowd in questioning. Seven days gave us seven sounds.

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Our Week In The Web: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Space moon oceans, Gabriel García Márquez and the problems with depressing weeks in the news. Also: important / unnecessary infographics that help explain everyone’s favorite 1980′s power ballad.

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Some Tools And Tricks For College Financial Aid
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

Some helpful links and tools for navigating FAFSA and other college financial aid tools.

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