Tag: sports
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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
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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.

June 30th, 2011

I like LeBron James as an athlete. On his best nights, he’s a tremendous player with tons of potential. The thing he’s got to learn however is that, no matter what titles or accolades he has or how talented he is, a spirit of humility can take you places trophies and awards can’t. Take a […]

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Interview
Airdate: June 29, 2011

The longtime sports executive, who co-founded the Orlando Magic, discusses his new book Coach Wooden, shares his thoughts on the looming NBA lockout and talks about his battle with multiple myeloma, an incurable form of cancer.

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