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REBROADCAST: The Transformative Power of Physical Activity

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2017

Geoff Norcross talks to three different authors about how athletic obsession can help us and hurt us.

Ducks In Final Four | Office Of Outdoor Recreation | News Roundtable

OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2017

We talk about Ducks basketball, a proposed Office of Outdoor Recreation, and big news stories from the week.

Climate Change Bills | Music Of Grief | Sports Marketing | World Championship Irish Dancing

OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2017

We hear what climate change bills lawmakers are thinking about. We discuss the music of grief. Then we turn to the business of university sports marketing. We end the hour with an in-depth look at the Irish Dancing World Championship.

The Transformative Power of Physical Activity

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 26, 2016

Geoff Norcross talks to three different authors about how athletic obsession can help us and hurt us.

News Roundtable | Developer Donates Shelter | Lincoln High Football Players Protest

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2016

Our news roundtable discusses the biggest stories of the week, we hear from a developer who is donating property for a homeless shelter and we talk to football players protesting the national anthem.

Health Care Budget Hole | Foster Care Update | Oregon Sports Hall Of Fame

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2016

We find out more about a massive budget shortfall in the Oregon Health Authority, the status of the state's foster care system according to a recent report, and a new addition to the Sports Hall of Fame.

Talking Business | OSF's American Revolutions Plays | Grant Co. Recall | Rio Olympics

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2016

We hear the latest business news, check in on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's ongoing "American Revolutions" historical plays project, hear about a recall election in Grant Co., and get updates on the Olympics from NPR's Tom Goldman.

News Roundtable | Hospital Monopolies | Olympics Preview

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 4, 2016

Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. We find out how hospital monopolies drive up prices. And NPR's Tom Goldman joins us from Rio de Janeiro for a preview of the Olympics. 

Track Star Alexi Pappas Heads To Rio Olympics

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2016

This summer, former University of Oregon and current TrackTown USA star Alexi Pappas will lace up her running shoes for the Greek team at this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Oregon Governor's Race | The Blob | Portland Business Alliance On Homelessness | Blazers

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2016

We learn whether ‘The Blob’ is dead and gone for good. We talk with the Portland Business Alliance about their perspective on homeless camping. And we discuss the Portland Trailblazers and their somewhat surprisingly successful season.

Timbers Take Home The MLS Cup

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 7, 2015

The Portland Timbers took home the MLS Cup for the first time after a 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew.

Will The Timbers Win The MLS Cup?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 2, 2015

The Timbers are headed to the MLS Cup finals this weekend for the first time in the history of the franchise.

News Roundtable: October 30, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon Umpire Headed To Little League World Series

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2015

Jamie Sims has been umpiring local Little League games for over a decade. Now, he's headed to the big show in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

UO Settles Lawsuit From Alleged Rape Victim

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 5, 2015

The University of Oregon has settled the lawsuit brought by a student who alleged she was raped by three college basketball players.

Track And Field Championships Take Place Amid Doping Scandal

OPB | Broadcast: June 25, 2015

Some of the best athletes in the country are in Eugene for the USA Track and Field Championships, which go through this weekend.

ProPublica Reporter Stands By Doping Claims Against Nike Oregon Project

OPB | Broadcast: June 4, 2015

ProPublica reporter David Epstein heard from several former team members and coaches at Nike Oregon Project that famed coach Alberto Salazar broke drug rules.

Rescuing Climbers From Mt. Hood

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 3, 2015

TUESDAY: Portland Mountain Rescue helped save three climbers who fell on Mt. Hood this weekend. How can similar incidents be prevented in the future?

Ducks Win!

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2015

FRIDAY: You don't have to be a football fan to have heard that the Oregon Ducks won the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. Next up: the national championship.

Previewing The Upcoming Portland Trail Blazers Season

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk about expectation for the Portland Trail Blazers coming off a playoff series win.