Full episode 25: Basketball Act Three The Meaning of Basketball Transcript Chicago playwright David Isaacson, on hating the Bulls. Then, Nancy Updike presents a sound portrait of a Philadelphia woman and her basketball trophies. (23 minutes) ByIra GlassDavid IsaacsonNancy Updike More in SportsView all 765: Off Course Mar. 18, 2022 Act Two: The Synchronized Swimmers At the age of 17, competitive swimmer Lynne Cox had already accomplished a lot in the open ocean. 726: Twenty-Five Dec. 11, 2020 Act Two: Buy Like a Butterfly An incredibly accomplished 25-year-old, two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields, achieved a big dream of hers this year. 705: Time Out May 22, 2020 Act Three: Those Who Can’t Play Daniel Alarcón’s dad was obsessed with soccer when he was growing up, but he was only average at soccer. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughout the country.