Sports Reporting

  • Examining the Expectations Placed on Women Through the Lens of Sport with Lindsay Crouse

    Air Dates: December 6-12, 2021  The demands society places on women—the choices they make about their lives, their relationships, and their appearance—can be overwhelming.  Lindsay Crouse exposes those expectations to the bright light of day and forces all of us to consider our own roles in them. Crouse is a film producer and senior editor at The New York Times.  A Rhode Island native, she graduated from Harvard University, where … Read More

  • Race and the NFL with Ken Belson

    Air Dates: July 6-12, 2020 Sports play a giant role in American public life—and their absence has been a much-discussed part of the pandemic.  Ken Belson covers the National Football League for The New York Times.  Belson writes about teams, stadiums, medical issues, lawsuits and more in his coverage of the National Football League (NFL) for The Times.  Mr. Belson joined the Sports section in 2009 after spending three years … Read More

  • Trenni Kusnierek on Story in the Public Square

    Pastimes meet Politics with Emmy-winning Sports Anchor & Reporter Trenni Kusnierek

    Air dates: August 25-27, 2018 Sports have the power to unify people from diverse backgrounds, to give us something to be excited about and to talk about, together, no matter who we are, what we do, or where we’re from. But in the last couple of years, politics intruded in our pastimes. As an Emmy-winning sports anchor and reporter, Trenni Kusnierek has a unique perspective on sports in American culture. … Read More