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On The Ball with Mark Wheat: Not Spurning Spurs


white hart lane

We start by remembering Portugese great Eusebio, who passed away this weekend. Then, Fred Child, host of 'Performance Today', talks about how he became a Spurs fan and why he keeps a bright outlook for the team despite Saturday's FA Cup result. Plus, a music pick for American goalkeeper Kasey Keller, who enjoyed a good career at Spurs.

Phil Everly Of The Everly Brothers Dies At 74


The Everly Brothers

With his brother Don, Phil Everly formed an influential harmony duo that touched the hearts and sparked the imaginations of rock 'n' roll singers for decades, including the Beatles and Bob Dylan.

On The Ball with Mark Wheat: Prediction Time


hull city goal celebration

As the Premier League reaches the critical Christmas-New Year's week, it's time to make predictions. Have a look at Mark Wheat's picks and then share your predictions. And of course, Mark also has a music pick; this week, it goes out to Hull City.

On The Ball with Mark Wheat: Premier League managers feel the heat


tim sherwood, tottenham hotspur

Being a Premier League manager is a tough job; four out of the bottom five clubs have sacked their managers. Malky Mackay and Sam Allardyce hold on to their jobs, but for how long? Plus, a look at some highlights from the weekend and today's London derby, and a music pick for the Kop at Anfield.

On The Ball with Mark Wheat: Weekend Goal Fest


liverpool goal celebration

A crazy weekend in the Premier League brought goals aplenty and two sacked managers. Plus, we give a shout-out to a Minnesota-bred goalkeeper in the Premiership, have a look at the Champions League draw and make a music pick based on Man City.

Arcade Fire live from Los Angeles


Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire played Capitol Records studios in Los Angeles on Oct. 28; the eve of their highly-anticipated 'Reflektor' album release. With their recent announcement of live shows throughout the country,you'll want to hear this incredible hour-long show, (Sun. Nov. 17 at 10 p.m.) including an amazing tribute to the late Lou Reed.

Video: Lou Reed's final interview


Lou Reed

Rolling Stone has released the footage of Lou Reed's final interview, a conversation with Farida Khelfa, touching on a wide variety of topics concerning music, sound and emotion.

On The Ball with Mark Wheat: Arsenal gain more ground at the top


Aaron Ramsey, Arsenal

The weekend's game highlights: Minnesota United FC finish their season with a goal fest; MLS Cup playoffs; and lots of Premiership action including a goal by a goalkeeper, a south Wales derby and a clash of the titans in North London. And naturally, a music pick.