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.
his will be a big weekend for cycling enthusiasts - the final push in this year's Tour de France. Many fans make regular stops at the Fat Cyclist blog for news about their sport. Elden Nelson started the blog a few years back. It was funny and personal. But when his wife was battling breast cancer, he knew he either had to stop blogging, or write about the experience. Elden talks to Dick Gordon about how he's managed to raise so much money to fight cancer, and his once-in-a-lifetime ride with Lance and Team Radio Shack.
Robin Wadsworth has always had baseball on her mind. At 12, she became a star pitcher - on a boys team. After graduating college, she felt the call to the baseball diamond again, and worked on a minor league team before she was lured away by the call of big business.
Recently, Robin returned to baseball as the CEO of a small collegiate team.
Passion Richardson and Marion Jones were teammates on the U.S.Olympic 4 x 100 relay team that took home the bronze medal in 2000. Now that Marion Jones has admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs, the U.S. Olympic Committee has asked that Passion return her medal as well. Also on the show: another Olympic sprinter may gain a silver medal in the wake of the Jones confession. Then, a man whittles down his belongings to just 600 things.
This weekend is a big deal for horse racing fans - it's the Belmont Stakes. Julie Shapiro has a love letter to her favorite horse, Zenyatta. And Rachel Louise Snyder looks into the practice of courtship on horseback in Kazakhstan.
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.