Sports Explains the World

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Episodes: 47

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Sports Explains the World unveils some of the wildest and most surprising sports stories you’ve never heard. And they’re all true. From the unemployed history teacher turned CIA agent and Uganda national basketball coach, to the teenager who invented a mythical athlete…then watched him sign a million-dollar deal, these stories will amaze and move you at every turn. From award-winning journalists across the globe, Sports Explains the World reveals the human side of sports in provocative and unusual ways. Whether you’ve ever thrown a spiral or been in one, prepare to experience the action on and off the field from an unexpected – and sometimes shocking – vantage point.


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Episode Date
46 | The Weight: Rage Against the Regime
Jun 12, 2024
45 | If A Tree Falls: The Stanford Band Out of Step
Jun 05, 2024
44 | The Eyes of the Fighter | Part II
May 29, 2024
43 | The Eyes of the Fighter | Part I
May 22, 2024
42 | Ultras | Part ll
May 15, 2024
41 | Ultras | Part l
May 08, 2024
40 | Two Dreams: China and the NBA | Part III
May 01, 2024
39 | Two Dreams: China and the NBA | Part II
Apr 24, 2024
38 | Two Dreams: China and the NBA | Part I
Apr 17, 2024
37 | The Refinery: Shortstop City
Apr 10, 2024
36 | Mensur: Mightier Than the Sword | Part II
Apr 03, 2024
35 | Mensur: Mightier Than the Sword | Part I
Mar 27, 2024
34 | When Life Gives You Chet Lemon | Part III
Mar 20, 2024
33 | When Life Gives You Chet Lemon | Part II
Mar 13, 2024
32 | When Life Gives You Chet Lemon | Part I
Mar 06, 2024
31 | The Big Dipper: Wilt Chamberlain | Part lll
Feb 28, 2024
30 | The Big Dipper: Wilt Chamberlain | Part ll
Feb 21, 2024
29 | The Big Dipper: Wilt Chamberlain | Part l
Feb 14, 2024
28 | Sneaker Con: The Kicks Controversy | Part II
Feb 07, 2024
27 | Sneaker Con: The Kicks Controversy | Part I
Jan 31, 2024
26 | The Imposter: 10 Feet from Stardom | Part II
Jan 24, 2024
25 | The Imposter: 10 Feet from Stardom | Part I
Jan 17, 2024
24 | The Mighty Bucks | Part lll
Jan 10, 2024
23 | The Mighty Bucks | Part ll
Jan 10, 2024
22 | The Mighty Bucks | Part l
Jan 03, 2024
21 | Dynasty: The Legend of the Brecksville Bees
Dec 27, 2023
20 | Cheering for Themselves: The Rise of Competitive Cheerleading | Part II
Dec 20, 2023
19 | Cheering for Themselves: The Rise of Competitive Cheerleading | Part I
Dec 13, 2023
18 | Shanghai Sharks: Yao Ming Finds a Coach
Dec 06, 2023
17 | The Bison Project | Part lll
Nov 29, 2023
16 | The Bison Project | Part ll
Nov 22, 2023
15 | The Bison Project | Part l
Nov 15, 2023
14 | Volley and Serve: From Wimbledon to the Front Lines | Part II
Nov 08, 2023
13 | Volley and Serve: From Wimbledon to the Front Lines | Part I
Nov 01, 2023
12 | The Fixer: After the Astros | Part II
Oct 25, 2023
11 | The Fixer: After the Astros | Part I
Oct 18, 2023
10 | The Perfect Game
Oct 11, 2023
9 | Running on Water | Part II
Oct 04, 2023
8 | Running on Water | Part I
Sep 27, 2023
7 | The Skullman Cometh
Sep 20, 2023
6 | The Real Jay Mullen | Part II
Sep 13, 2023
5 | The Real Jay Mullen | Part I
Sep 06, 2023
4 | Good Company
Aug 30, 2023
3 | Spider's Web | Part II
Aug 25, 2023
2 | Spider's Web | Part I
Aug 23, 2023
1 | The Engineer
Aug 23, 2023
Introducing: Sports Explains the World
Aug 08, 2023