“WAR on Hot Takes” Episode 9: Kevin Blackistone in studio, MLB walk up music, Knight Commission meeting

This is the ninth episode of Capital News Service’s sports podcast, “WAR on Hot Takes,” with Dylan Sinn and Adam Zielonka.

Public losing confidence in NCAA, president says

The president of the NCAA said Monday that the public is losing confidence in his organization’s ability to regulate college basketball and other sports, suggesting that the problem needs to be fixed quickly.

Education Secretary visits Maryland school on heels of sequester

Federal budget cuts to early childhood education that could affect 800 Maryland students are a poor idea, according to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who met Friday with students and teachers at Rolling Terrace Elementary School.