Ted Geltner writes about the top sports columnist of his generation—Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times. We peek behind the curtain to learn of the legendary sports writer’s life and career from his book the Last King of the Sports Page.
Jane Leavy is a failed Little League pitcher turned sports writer. She’s written definitive biographies of two of baseball’s most enigmatic players. We discuss her latest biography of Mickey Mantle, The Last Boy.
Jeff Pearlman is a sports writer who’s written about one of the most enigmatic sports figures, Walter Payton. We discuss his book Sweetness.
My guests will be Warren Phillips talking about his time at The Wall Street Journal, Jeff Pearlman giving the definitive biography of Walter Payton and Ken Ballen giving a glimpse into the real lives of Islamic radicals.
Don Yaeger is a former writer and editor for Sports Illustrated. He’s interviewed many of the world’s greatest athletes. He “tells-all” about the 16 characteristics of true champions from his latest book, Greatness.
My guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Tuesday, August 30, 2011 will be: Al Worden, Apollo 15 astronaut—one of only 24 men to have flown to the moon and back—tells all about his dismissal from NASA following his moon flight from his book Falling to Earth. Billy the Brain will entertain any and […]