Pete Rose holds the record for all-time hits, but he was banned from baseball in 1989 for gambling on the game. Now, his records — but not his name — appear on Topps baseball cards. Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Pete Rose: A Living Legend, Off The Record

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/173175402/173181440" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Dear College Presidents: Break The NCAA's Vise Grip On Athletes

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172965051/173035114" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

After Lockout, Chicago Team Has Best Season Start In NHL History

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172998746/172998719" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

NASCAR Under Fire After Crash Injures Dozens Of Fans

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172905436/172905425" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Media Frenzy Surrounding Oscar Pistorius

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172892266/172892263" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jimmie Johnson Wins Daytona 500 For 2nd Time

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172858155/172858423" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jimmie Johnson celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday in Daytona Beach, Fla. Chris Graythen/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chris Graythen/Getty Images

For Cubs Fans, A Little Hope And A Lot Of Patience

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172803910/172804020" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Week In Sports: The NFL Begins Hunt For New Talent

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172756979/172757107" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pistorius Granted Bail After Prosecution Is Criticized For Sloppy Case

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/172722883/172722866" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript