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Winter Week – An overview of a relatively modern, yet exhilarating winter sport.
This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they believe Major League Baseball games should be shorter. People share their opinions on the lengths of the game and why or why not they support limiting game time.
BTR checks out the opening day of the US Open in NYC.
BTR Sports with Sam, Kory and Kristy is a sports show focusing on more than just the results and clichés. Each week we take an in-depth look at a topic from the world of sport from a broader, cultural angle. This week for Hero week we make a special visit to Kristy’s bar and discuss the importance of the bar in sports culture as a meeting place and ask if we should ever refer to athletes as heroes.
Welcoming back the man who would be king of Cleveland (if he had never left).
Wrestling a pig may seem easy at first, but it’s harder than it looks.
Five of the most ridiculous combinations of physical activities out there.
With FIFA’s World Cup in full swing it’s hard to deny that soccer seems to be everywhere at the moment. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they’re watching the games, whether they think soccer is rising in popularity in the U.S., and whether it has any chance of ever surpassing more traditionally “American” sports such as baseball, football, basketball, or hockey.
With FIFA’s World Cup in full swing it’s hard to deny that soccer seems to be everywhere at the moment. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks people if they’re watching the games, whether they think soccer is rising in popularity in the U.S., and whether it has any chance of ever surpassing more traditionally “American” sports such as baseball, football, basketball, or hockey.
When it comes to finding the right guy, diamonds are a woman's best friend. But not those diamonds...
The glory of summer in New York isn’t rooftop parties, boating on the Hudson, or Yankees games...
On Friday, April 25, 2014, football players at Northwestern University cast secret ballots about whether they would become the first college athletes in the country to form a union. While the results of this vote may not be known for some time due to legal disputes, it added fuel to ongoing conversations in college sports about the rights of players. BTR Pulse’s Sarah Fraser spoke with people on the street, as well as with sports business reporter and author Kristi A. Dosh, about whether they think college athletes should be able to unionize.
Eight fun ways to get your butts out there and exercise as the weather warms up for the Big Apple.
Why the voices of straight athletes are so important in the fight for an open community in sports.
Finding a weak spot in the industry, Picky Bars provide something that the giants cannot: all natural energy bars made with love.
The NFL holds a tax-free monopoly on America’s favorite sport, but will that ever change?

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