Radio

Legislative Hearing Asks Whether Minority Hiring Law Needs More Teeth

OPB | March 18, 2015

MONDAY: The 'Rooney Rule' requires public universities in Oregon to interview at least one minority candidate when hiring for coaching positions. Some advocates think think the state needs to monitor compliance.

Oregonians Help U.S. Ski Team Race For Gold

OPB | Feb. 05, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Two Oregonians — Laurenne Ross and Jacqueline Wiles — are on the team of nine women on the U.S. Alpine ski team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Preventing Obesity Among Athletes

OPB | July 29, 2013

We speak to OSU Nutrition Professor Melinda Manore about her research into the suprising rate of obesity among athletes.

UO and OSU start Random Drug Testing

OPB | Sept. 13, 2012

The University of Oregon and Oregon State University plan to start randomly drug testing student athletes.

Teen Heart Screenings

OPB | Jan. 24, 2012

What are the benefits — and drawbacks — of heart screenings for teenagers?

The A&O Cluster

OPB | Nov. 23, 2010

Portland is putting new focus on its "athletic & outdoor" business cluster. What does it mean for the economic development of the region?

Olympic Trials and Tribulations

OPB | Aug. 15, 2008

Is the sacrifice it takes to be an Olympic athlete worth it?