"We recognize the uniquely strong relationship between MLS players and their fans, and through OSDB, hope to deepen those connections while empowering athletes to maximize their off-the-field potential."
The series will cover at-risk youth basketball programs, NCAA student-athlete classification, immigrant workers in horse racing, and the WNBA's Atlanta Dream's push for the election of Sen. Raphael Warnock.
"Religion of Sports tells stories that everyone can relate to, with podcasts that are well crafted and thought-provoking. I’m delighted to join this exceptionally talented team of creators, thinkers, and storytellers."
NPR's tweet of "A German coach was booted from the Tokyo Olympics after she lightly punched a reluctant horse that was refusing to ride during the equestrian portion of the modern pentathlon" took a lot of criticism, much more than other media outlets covering the story got.
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