One good shot, and a golfer can launch into the top ranks of the sport. And that’s what happened to Michael Tobiason Jr. in the US Open this June. He just hopes he will no longer have to sleep in his car as he plays the circuit.
Jim Trelease wanted to be a sportscaster, but on March 2, 1962, he did not even intend to record a basketball game that made history. Fifty years after the game, we hear parts of the recording and Dick talks to Trelease.
Scot Brantley knows all about the violence of the game. The fierce former linebacker took a hit his senior year at Florida that bruised his brain and almost ended his career. After eight seasons in the NFL and almost a dozen surgeries, 51-year-old Scot suffered two strokes that he believes are the result of the hits he delivered. Scot talks with Dick Gordon about his story and the changes he hopes to see implemented in football.
Writer Ann Hood talks with Sean Cole about the mall in Warwick, Rhode Island. When it first opened, one mile from her home, it felt like an Emerald City. The mall ushered in her future and gave her a sense of confidence and curiosity. Yes, the mall did all that - and more.