Hand-picked by our editors, the year's most memorable sports moments.
Michael Sam Comes Out as Gay
NFL hopeful Michael Sam announced he's gay. But is that why his draft stock has dropped? The Barbershop guys weigh in. (Tell Me More - Barbershop, NPR, 2/14/2014)
Ray Rice, the NFL, and Roger Goodell
Former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice was suspended indefinitely from the NFL in September over the release of a video where Rice punched his wife in the face. Does their experience, and the initially soft response from the NFL, tell a larger story about domestic violence in professional sports? (Only a Game, WBUR, 9/13/2014)
Ray Rice Reinstated
Former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice appealed his suspension from the NFL and won. (Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, 11/29/2014)