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.
Andrew Lovedale plays for Davidson College. Last year, he helped his team make it to the Elite Eight. But since he was a freshman, Andrew has had another project. He's been collecting his teammates' gently worn sneakers to take home to Nigeria.
year with a mixture of appreciation and regret. Don made it to the NFL, but like many young players, injuries curtailed his dreams. Don had another dream, though. After he left the Redskins, Don found his way back to college, and these days he pours his physical energy into his first love, sculpture.
Aaron Stark is a professional mixed martial artist. He's college-educated, a member of MENSA and works at his family's Oregon vineyard. He talks to Dick Gordon about how what's most appalling about the sport is also what's most appealing.
Performance-enhancing drugs are everywhere. This week, former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell announced that he's committed to completing his investigation into steroid abuse baseball within the coming months. Matt Alavi started using steroids when he was 23 to get a "little extra boost." Dick Gordon talks to Matt about the muscle magazine ad that motivated him, and how his manic behavior eventually saved his life.
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.