• 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Mike Schmidt on a Purple Bike

By Amanda Culkowski & Andrew Trimbach

Old friends and newly neighbors, Andy and Amanda stalk their Brooklyn block to uncover the mystique of a neighborhood legend who curiously resembles one of baseball's greatest Hall of Famers. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 7:58
  • USA

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Runner

By Jonathan Miller

One of the most remarkable marathon finishes in recent history was recorded in 2009 in Boston. There, Kenyan runner, Salina Kosgei had her sights set on the finish line, having traveled half way around the world to get there. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:44
  • AUSTRALIA

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Salty Eyebrows

By Tessa Dowdell

Tessa has Multiple Sclerosis and is running for her life. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • DENMARK

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Sweet Muscles

By Julie Thing

70% of Tamara's life is about her diet, with one aim: to become the best female bodybuilder in the country. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 10:32
  • USA

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Everybody SCREAM!!

By Jonathan Mitchell

Spin class gets personal. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 9:16
  • USA

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Dear Z,

By Julie Shapiro

By way of a love letter, Julie Shapiro recounts the incredible racing history of the astonishing, record-breaking mare named Zenyatta, who captured the hearts and imaginations of millions and shined a bright spotlight on the American horse racing industry in 2009-10. (more)

Zen_ornament
  • 2011
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #160 The Fate vs. Accident Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: two stories of regular old days that started out static and ended up seismic. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Sweet Chlorine

By Jessica Campbell

Julia Campbell needs to swim, like most people need to eat. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Why would anyone, in his right mind, jump into Lake Michigan in the middle of a Chicago Winter?

By Fallon Schlossman

The polar plunge: a story of cold water and warm hearts. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Lovable Losers

By Rich Halten

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, Hour 2

By Katie Mingle

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Ray, White, and Blue

By Marisa Wong

Over ten years ago, two strangers were drawn together by a neighborhood handball court in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Pursuing Sweet Success: Running the Krispy Kreme Challenge

By Julie Thomson

Julie and Stacy run the Krispy Kreme Challenge: 5 miles, 12 donuts, 2,400 calories, one hour. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Gray Area

By Quinlan Kyp-Johnson & Luke Kyp-Johnson

After a grueling 35 min dance entitled "Little Mortal Jump" by Alejandro Cerrudo, resident choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, dancers Kevin Shannon and Alice Klock reflect on not only their young love duet but the thoughts that cross their mind after the lights have gone out. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #138 The Running Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Running on two legs, running on four, but most importantly, running with all your might. (more)

Runner
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Big Cookoff

By Nico Savidge

Each year, the football teams from the U of California and Stanford U. play in The Big Game; now for the first time, they meet in the arena of cooking in The Big Cookoff. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 7:01
  • USA

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The Pigeon Race

By Rachel James

We may be a bit biased subject-wise, but here's a delightful, sound-rich exploration of an endangered sport and community in Maine that's got it all: history, suspense, expertise and devoted participants both human and winged. (more)

Pigeons4
  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Bittersweet

By Zac Strohfus

A golfer's drive and hunger to be great. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Canada

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Icing Adversity

By Sherry Shute

The story of how the Canadian Women's hockey team overcame the odds and poor officiating to win the gold medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics. (more)

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  • 1999
  • 5:23
  • USA

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Basketball Diary

By Katie Davis

Katie Davis takes along her microphone when she is drafted to "coach" a high school basketball team in her neighborhood, allowing us to listen in as she stumbles through the season. This piece is from an ongoing series called Neighborhood Stories, about Davis’s Washington, D.C., neighborhood. (more)

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