Sporting Views

Thursday, Aug 11, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

It's a one-two slap for regional baseball. First the Nats fall out of first place in the National League East. Then Baltimore Orioles slugger Rafael Palmeiro is suspended for steroid use. Get beyond the statistics, on Sporting Views.

Life of Baseball Legend Casey Stengel

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

Nicknamed "the Old Professor," the career of baseball's Casey Stengel spanned more than fifty years. Find out how a man trained as a dentist became a legendary manager -- setting records for consecutive first-place finishes (5)...


Wednesday, Jul 20, 2005 at 1:44 p.m.

Played by mostly men with severe spinal chord injuries, quad rugby or "murderball", combines aspects of football, basketball, hocky and rugby. A new documentary follows the life of several players and the intense rivalry between...

Tour de France Update

Monday, Jul 18, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

Monday is the last rest day of the Tour de France before the final week-long stretch of bicycling's greatest race. As Lance Armstrong tries for his historic seventh straight yellow jersey, join Kojo for a discussion on the personalities...

Sporting Views

Monday, Jun 20, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

Love of sports is more than box scores and batting averages. Go beyond the statistics on Sporting Views, the Thinking Person's sports show.

Running Without Injury

Monday, Jun 13, 2005 at 1:24 p.m.

Twenty-four million Americans are 'runners.' But unfortunately, 65% will have some injury this year that will cause them to stop running for at least one day. Kojo talks to a nationally-ranked ultra-marathon runner and running coach...

History of DC Baseball (Rebroadcast)

Monday, May 30, 2005 at 1:26 p.m.

Take a trip down memory lane -- as we review the good, the bad, and the ugly of DC's baseball history. We'll cover it all, from the "Big Train" (who led the Senators to their only World Series victory) to the Senator's final game...

David Isay & The Sound of Public Radio

Thursday, May 19, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

You may not know his name, but you've heard his work: award-winning public radio documentaries like "Witness to an Execution" and "The Yiddish Radio Project." David Isay is an oral historian and one of public radio's most...

Life of Shirley Povich

Thursday, May 19, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

He was the quintessential sportswriter. For almost 75 years, Shirley Povich wrote a daily column that mixed sports with sociology and statistics with historical insight, and kept Washington Post's readers absorbed. We look back at his...

Lou Gehrig: Luckiest Man

Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 12:22 p.m.

Lou Gehrig's baseball accomplishments are legendary. But before the time he died (at 37 years old) from a debilitating disease that now bears his name, Gehrig had become better known for his grace and dignity under difficult...

Youth Sports Culture and Injuries

Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

Stress fractures, growth plate disorders, cracked kneecaps and frayed heel tendons. These are injuries typically associated with professional athletes. Yet sports injuries from overuse have become increasingly prevalent among kids - some...

Sporting Views

Thursday, Apr 28, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

How has baseball changed Washington DC? What does the NFL draft tells us about society in general? And, what's going to happen in the Wizards “Win or Go Home” appearance in this week’s NBA Playoffs. It's Sporting Views...

History of DC Baseball

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

Tomorrow's opening day at RFK starts a new chapter in DC's mostly frustrating baseball history. Take a trip down memory lane, from the "Big Train" (who led the Senators to their only World Series victory) to the Senator's final...

DC Politics Hour with Kojo and Jonetta

Friday, Apr 1, 2005 at 12:00 p.m.

As the Washington Nationals’ try to reconfigure their batting order for opening day, D.C. officials consider how to rename RFK Stadium, and how much they’ll pay for a new Anacostia waterfront ballpark. It’s time to play...

Sporting Views

Thursday, Mar 17, 2005 at 1:06 p.m.

The NCAA's March Madness tourney tips off, and some of Major League Baseball's biggest sluggers testify before Congress about steroids. It's Sporting Views, the thinking person's guide to sports.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.