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.
John Brown was cleaning out his uncle’s stuff when he came across two World Series tickets from 1968. This is the story of those tickets, and the trip to the World Series that story inspired. Also, meeting Yogi Berra. And, the World Series of Poker.
This week marks the start of baseball's Spring Training, and the 10th anniversary of the death of a baseball legend, Joe DiMaggio. Dave Webber is a sportscaster who met Joe DiMaggio a few years before DiMaggio passed away.
The brackets that frame March Madness will be distributed this weekend. And the drumbeat that takes us to the National Championship in college basketball will begin in earnest. Nolan Richardson coached the Arkansas Razorbacks to several Final Fours and one NCAA national championship in 1994. But as successful as his career has been, Coach Richardson says he's faced racial discrimination at every step of the way. Also in this episode, coach Buzz Ridl's son Jack.
When coaches invited Jennifer Farrell to try out for the women's U.S. national handball team, she had never even played the sport. But her experience as a college rugby player earned her a spot on the team and a ticket to some of her toughest challenges and greatest triumphs.