Women’s soccer abuse, Brewers miss playoffs, Practical quantum physics

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A coach prepares soccer balls at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia
A coach prepares soccer balls at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo

We talk to an award-winning columnist about a bombshell report shining a light on abuse in the National Women’s Soccer League and what it means for women’s professional sports. Then, a Milwaukee Brewers broadcaster joins us to examine how the team fell short of the playoffs this year. Later, we talk to a Wisconsin physics professor about this year’s Nobel Prize award.

Featured in this Show

  • NWSL abuse report shines light on changes needed in women's sports

    A U.S. Soccer investigation revealed a pattern of abuse in the National Women’s Soccer League. We find out more about what’s in the report and what needs to change in women’s professional sports.

  • How the Brewers missed the playoffs for the first time since 2017

    The Milwaukee Brewers were officially eliminated from playoff contention this week. We look back on how they declined over the second half of the season and where it leaves the franchise moving forward.

  • Wisconsin researcher finding practical applications for the latest in quantum physics

    The 2022 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded for research into “entangled state” quantum particles. A Wisconsin scientist explains why it’s such a big deal and shares his work to find practical applications for quantum particle physics.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Sally Jenkins Guest
  • Dominic Cotroneo Guest
  • Shimon Kolkowitz Guest

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