Tag: sports
Airdate: October 25, 2012

One of the stars of the U.S. Olympic team at the London Games, Felix talks about her advocacy for a number of issues, including childhood obesity.

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August 6th, 2012

How does Usain Bolt’s 100m time compare to the fastest sprinter of 1896? Perhaps not as well as you’d think.

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July 29th, 2012

Are U.S. gold medalist Ryan Lochte’s custom grills patriotic or just trashy?

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July 29th, 2012

The tragic story of an early Olympic hero.

Airdate: July 16, 2012

The NCAA president delves into the Penn State scandal, the 40th anniversary of the Title IX ruling, educational requirements for athletes and whether college athletes should be paid.

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June 27th, 2012

While his presence is seen mostly ringside or closely behind his clients, Freddie Roach’s life is dissected for a raw, behind-the-scenes look in the HBO cinéma-vérité series, On Freddie Roach. Read up on the legendary boxing trainer and tune in for the conversation.

Airdate: June 28, 2012

The Emmy-nominated director and legendary boxing trainer discuss the HBO docu-series On Freddie Roach, Roach’s battle with Parkinson’s disease and why people are addicted to sports.

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June 12th, 2012

After an illustrious career spanning 50 years with Sports Illustrated, he’s somehow managed to chronicle his life and fit it all into one book. That book, Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter, is now published and up for grabs. Tune in for the full conversation.

Airdate: June 13, 2012

The Emmy and Peabody winner describes the evolution of sports over the length of his career and reflects on who he thinks is the greatest athlete of all time, as detailed in his memoir, Over Time.

Airdate: June 6, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize winner reveals poignant details about the family dynamic surrounding his mentally disabled son, as described in his memoir, Father’s Day, and discusses life after Friday Night Lights.

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