This weekend is a big deal for horse racing fans - it's the Belmont Stakes. Julie Shapiro has a love letter to her favorite horse, Zenyatta. And Rachel Louise Snyder looks into the practice of courtship on horseback in Kazakhstan.
The podcast City Hardwood has been chronicling the year at New York City’s Abraham Lincoln High School, an incubator of basketball talent. Ethan Telfair, a junior point guard, lets us eavesdrop on what he and his team have seen this season.
Annabeth Barnes can't drive a car; the 15-year-old doesn't have her license yet. But she took her first spin on a race track when she was four years old. The vehicle hit 30 mph and Annabeth loved every second of it. Now she's a champion racer.
Dawn Vieyra and Jorge Lopez love watching their LA Dodgers in person. But with the ups and downs in the economy, they've had to get creative in funding their shared passion. So they pick up bottles and cans at home games. Also in this episode, Andy Filer is on a mission: he wants to photograph every "map on the dot" in North Dakota.
Millions will tune into see the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers for Sunday's big game. Nathan Hegedus grew up in a football family - his two grandfathers played, his dad played, and he played lineman in high school and college. And he loves the NFL -- a diehard Buffalo Bills fan. But Nathan has increasing concerns about the violence of the game, especially now that he has two young kids.