Category: Sports

Doug Glanville Discusses His Career In Baseball From His Book The Game From Where I Stand

Doug Glanville guest defied the odds. He grew up in Teaneck—not Hackensack—New Jersey, got good grades and was enrolled in engineering school at an Ivy League university when he got the call he was drafted into the Major Leagues of baseball by the Chicago Cubs. We discuss his Major League career, and the importance of getting good grades and finishing your education from his book The Game From Where I Stand.

Ahmad Newton Brings Black Widows Women’s Football To Ventura

Ahmad Newton is an entrepreneur who is putting a new spin on a traditional sport and selling it to the public. He’s the owner of the Ventura Black Widows Women’s Football Team. We discuss the rise of women’s football and the business behind the sport.

Bernie Parent Explains How To Journey Through Risk And Fear

Bernie Parent holds many firsts in ice hockey. He was the first goaltender to win back-to-back Stanley Cup, Vezina and Conn Smyth trophies. He is a Hockey Hall of Fame player and the initial inductee into the Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame. He knows something about success. We discuss his Journey Through Risk and Fear as we recount his life.

Charley Rosen Makes A Pitch For Relief Pitchers In His Book Bullpen Diaries

Charley Rosen is a former baseball pitching hopeful for the New York Yankees turned sports writer. He examines one of baseball’s most scrutinized positions, the relief pitcher, and provides the deeper meaning of what it takes to be a modern reliever. We discuss his perspectives from his book Bullpen Diaries.

Mia Hamm Discusses Her Soccer Career, Her Charitable Foundation And Her Family

Mia Hamm is the women’s FIFA World Player of the Year as selected by soccer great Pelé. The Washington Post calls her, “Perhaps the most important athlete of the last 15 years.” We’re joined by this world famous athlete to discuss a charitable event she’s involved with in Ventura County to benefit Aplastic Anemia.

Sherrie Daly Explains Why She’s Teed Off From Her Memoir

Sherrie Daly dishes the dirt on the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) and pro golfers She has an inside look at the profession. She was married to John Daly, the bad boy of golf. She blows the cover off the gentlemanly world of golf from her memoir, Teed Off.

John MIller Tells The Story of How Theodore Roosevelt Saved Football In The Early 20th Century

John Miller is a journalist who writes for the National Review, the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. We look at violence in football. No, not modern football. Football at the turn of the 20th Century. He tells us how President Theodore Roosevelt took action to save the game from his book The Big Scrum.

Steve Budin Atones For Earlier NCAA Basketball Predictions

Steve Budin is back for a second time. He is a professional sports handicapper—which means he sells betting advice to subscribers. We break down the Men’s NCAA Basketball Final Four for 2011.

Steve Budin Handicaps The 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

Steve Budin is a professional sports handicapper—which means he sells betting advice to subscribers. We break down the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament for 2011.

Pat Summerall Discusses Two Giants In His Life: Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry

Pat Summerall is synonymous with football broadcasting. A former place kicker for the New York Giants turned broadcaster, he has been inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame as a broadcaster and the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame. We discuss the lessons he learned from Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry from his book Giants.

Bill Frank’s Guests

Here is the lineup of guests for Guests For October 5, 2013

Guests For October 5, 2013

My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura's budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing. Read More

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