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May 22, 2020

Time Out

While sports of all kinds have been put on pause, we bring you favorite stories from back when people were still on football fields, boxing rings, and basketball courts.

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Friday Night Floodlights

Lisa Pollak tells the story of a high school football team in Mississippi getting ready to play its first game just a month after Hurricane Katrina upended everything. (18 minutes) 

Song:

“Backfield in Motion” by Mel & Tim