Ever wonder about those giant championship banners that teams hang from the rafters? OAG’s Karen Given visits a New England company that commands nearly 90 percent of the championship banner market and finds out exactly how they are made.
In ‘In My Skin,’ Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner details her struggles as a child and as a student at Baylor. She joins Bill Littlefield to discuss her past and her transition to the WNBA.
That men and women play together isn’t all that’s unusual about the Mixed Gender Basketball Association. There’s also a four-point shot. Jim O’Grady shares more about this new league.
Before Babe Ruth or Michael Jordan, America’s favorite athlete was hockey player Hobey Baker. John Weber looks into Baker’s life and the award which is named for him.
Making the Olympics is pretty difficult. Sexagenarian Anne Abernathy has already done that six times. She’s training against the odds to make it again, but this time in a sport she’s just picked up: archery. Lauren Ober brings us this story.
In the late 19th century competitive walking in America was the sport to watch. In ‘Pedestrianism,’ author Matthew Algeo details the history that led to America’s fascination with watching other people walk. He joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the book.
The Milwaukee Bucks may wind up with the worst record in the NBA this year, but they have a promising player in Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo. Chuck Quirmbach shares the story of how the local Greek community and the Bucks have embraced him.
Australian golfer Steven Bowditch came into last week’s Texas Open ranked No. 339 in the world, but he went on to earn his first PGA Tour victory. Bowditch has also been open about his battle with clinical depression. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his story.
Paul Sturgess is the world’s tallest professional basketball player. But he’s still hoping for a shot in the NBA. Reporter Chris Neary has our true tall tale.
Ralph Wilson, one of the founding owners of the American Football League, died at the age of 95. Ed Rutkowski, who played for the Buffalo Bills for six seasons in the 1960s, joins Bill Littlefield to help us remember Wilson.