Contested: Sports In America

May 23, 2014

Basketball players compete in the 1963 NCAA championship game
Credit Ramblers

The world of sports is a multi-billion dollar industry. And sports have a special elevated place in American culture.

A new one-hour radio documentary looks at the less-examined aspect of sports: the experience of young athletes. Contested is produced in collaboration with the radio program, State of the Re:Union, and will air Monday at noon on WUNC.

Host Frank Stasio talks with co-creator and audio director John Biewen and co-creator and State of The Re:Union host Al Letson about the program.