Spanish-language radio stations aren’t new on the coasts, and they’ve gradually been cropping up in the American heartland, too. La Mega, in Cleveland, is the latest offering; one station playing the pop hits from all over Central America and the Caribbean.
The Boston Globe's photography critic, Mark Feeney, looked at the photo of the Miami Heat wearing hoods, which LeBron James posted on his Twitter account this week, and was struck by the emotion and stillness of the image, calling it an insight into the morality and the grief the shooting of Trayvon Martin has inspired.
Tonight, Cleveland's prodigal son Lebron James returns to play in his former home town...but he'll be playing as a member of the Miami Heat. We talk with Ibrahim Abdul-Matin about how fans react when former heroes return in another team's colors.
The 2010 Miami Heat, fronted by the all-star trifecta of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh, were trounced by the Boston Celtics, 88-80. WLRN host Phil Latzman says Miami fans have great expectations of the Heat's new lineup.
The U.S. men's basketball opener vs. China on Sunday will be one of the most-watched Olympic events, and the players on both teams are under pressure to do well during the Games, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Over the weekend, the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to sell a 15 percent stake in its franchise to a group of Chinese investors. This is the first major Chinese investment in an American sports team. For more we turn to The Takeaway's Ibrahim Abdul-Matin.
Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin responds to pitches from Sarah Talalay, a Miami Heat fan; Mike Orama, a New Jersey Nets fan; Bob Matteson a Chicago Bulls fan; and Jeff Blank, a New York Knicks fan.