Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by asking listeners if they’re boycotting the NFL following the recent sexual harassment allegations against Deshaun Watson.

Trenni Kusnierek discussed the recent allegations against Watson, the underdog victory for England women’s soccer in the 2022 Euro Championships and death of a hiker on Mt. Washington. Kusnierek is a reporter and anchor for NBC Sports Boston, and a weekly Boston Public Radio contributor.

Trenni Kusnierek on BPR | Aug. 2, 2022

Carol Rose talked about how state legislatures have been reacting in the wake of Republican challenges to mail-in voting laws, and the recent passage of the CROWN Act in Mass., which prohibits discrimination based on hair-type. Rose is the executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts.

Carol Rose on BPR | Aug. 2, 2022

Lee Pelton reflected on the life and legacy of Bill Russell, Boston’s recent ranking as the second least affordable city in the U.S. and a recent Harvard study which ties upward mobility to having wealthy friends. Pelton is the president and CEO of The Boston Foundation.

Lee Pelton on BPR | Aug. 2, 2022

Chris Muther recapped his recent piece on a five-star hotel in Hyannis, and discussed the guilt Americans feel taking vacations, the “lost luggage epidemic” and a popular new trend: the coastal grandmother aesthetic. Muther is a travel writer for the Boston Globe.

Christopher Muther on BPR | Aug. 2, 2022

Jared Bowen talked about Shakespeare on the Common, Brad Pitt in his new movie “Bullet Train,” a new play at the Company One Theater, "Can I Touch It?" and Grand Horizons at the Gloucester Stage. Bowen is GBH’s executive arts editor and the host of Open Studio.

Jared Bowen on BPR | Aug. 2, 2022

We ended the show by asking listeners to share their feelings about the current pickle craze.