Before the Paralympics, The Story talked with Blake Leeper. Blake uses carbon fiber legs and leading up to the race, he was one of the fastest runners. He speaks with Dick about how he fared. Listen to Blake's former interview here.
The podcast City Hardwood has been chronicling the year at New York City’s Abraham Lincoln High School, an incubator of basketball talent. Ethan Telfair, a junior point guard, lets us eavesdrop on what he and his team have seen this season.
Dawn Vieyra and Jorge Lopez love watching their LA Dodgers in person. But with the ups and downs in the economy, they've had to get creative in funding their shared passion. So they pick up bottles and cans at home games. Also in this episode, Andy Filer is on a mission: he wants to photograph every "map on the dot" in North Dakota.
Millions will tune into see the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers for Sunday's big game. Nathan Hegedus grew up in a football family - his two grandfathers played, his dad played, and he played lineman in high school and college. And he loves the NFL -- a diehard Buffalo Bills fan. But Nathan has increasing concerns about the violence of the game, especially now that he has two young kids.
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.