Tag: sports
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Interview
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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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
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.

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Interview
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.

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Interview
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.

'That's not who I am…I'm a guy who loves life, I'm a guy who is a guy who lives every single day on an emotional high...so if I would have ran and hid, then I probably would have died.' – Magic Johnson, on why he didn't hibernate after announcing his diagnosis with the HIV virus
Blog: Seen & HeardBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 17th, 2012

From the arts and motion pictures to politics and sports, recent guests, who were born in places as far away as Latvia or as close as Sacramento, CA, had the studio (as always) buzzing with thought-provoking and lively discussion on sports, business, politics, scandal, arts and entertainment.

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Interview
Airdate: April 9, 2012

The four-time Olympic gold medalist and mother of two discusses her renewed love for swimming, balancing training with motherhood and how her return to the Olympics impacts her legacy.

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Interview
Airdate: April 2, 2012

The Lakers legend-turned-entrepreneur reflects on the source of his competitive nature and business ethic and explains why he didn’t go into hibernation after announcing his diagnosis with the HIV virus.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 24th, 2012

HBO entering into the unwinnable debate on the ethics of horse racing wouldn’t have been good for business.

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Interview
Airdate: October 27, 2011

The Basketball Hall of Famer and author of West by West discusses the current NBA work stoppage, as well as his personal journey and the death of his brother.

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Interview
Airdate: October 24, 2011

The controversial athlete explains why politics has an undeniable place in the Olympic Games and discusses his Black power salute after his ’68 medal-winning performance.

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