Category Archives: Athlete Q&A

NBRPA TO LAUNCH TV-STYLE LEGENDS TALK SHOW ON HUFF POST

NBRPA TO LAUNCH TV-STYLE LEGENDS TALK SHOW ON HUFF POST March 27, 2012 For Immediate Release CHICAGO, ILL. – The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the only Association comprised of NBA, ABA and Harlem Globetrotters alumni, has announced the … Continue reading

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Flashback Q&A with Josh Hamilton

(Originally Published on AOL Sports, August 2, 2007) “Josh from Cincinnati” My little subheading is playing off HBO’s new, hard-to-know-what-the-hell-is-happening show, John from Cincinnati.   I like the show.  Recently, for another publication, I interviewed Austin Nichols who plays the enigmatic, could-be-alien title character.  (Great … Continue reading

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Dara Torres on the Case of Shirley Babashoff: “It Sucks”

To me, Dara Torres represents everything that sports should be. She’s competitive, dignified, tough, smart, independent, clean, and innovative. She’s puts herself out as a role model but not as a corporate prop, or a brand, or a reality show, … Continue reading

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ESPN’s Marcellus Wiley Sees More Concussions and More Closeted Gays in NFL’s Future

The Compton-born, Ivy-League graduate, retired NFL-All Pro Defensive End, co-host of ABC show Winners Bracket, ESPN Football Analyst has been a refreshingly candid and intelligent voice on a range of professional sports issues, most notably gun ownership. He minces no … Continue reading

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John Wooden (1910-2010): My 2003 Q&A With Him

(Recorded in February 2003) John Wooden: The Wizard He’s still quick, but never in a hurry. The greatest basketball coach of all time admires Gonzaga, dislikes the dunk and loves his oatmeal. Pete Newell, the great coach and teacher of … Continue reading

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