David Roth of Vice Sports joined us to talk everything from NBA Summer League basketball to the Donald Trump Truck Face.
David Roth 7.19.17
Jay Jaffe 7.17.17
Jay Jaffe of Sports Illustrated and SI.com talked with us about his upcoming book, “The Cooperstown Casebook”.
Dan Epstein 7.7.17
Author Dan Epstein joined us today to discuss the usual wide variety of topics from singer Gene Chandler to the wonder of Jack Brohamer.
Evan Davis 6.26.17
Evan Davis of the In Play Podcast joined us to talk Major League Baseball on today’s show.
Chuck Klosterman 6.30.17
Author Chuck Klosterman returned to Downtown for a lengthy conversation about his new book, “X”, a collection billed as a “highly specific, defiantly incomplete history of the early 21st century.” Our wide-ranging discussion covered everything from rabid raccoons in Maine to Charlie Brown, “Breaking Bad”, and Tom Brady’s political aspirations.
Ted Berg 6.19.17
Ted Berg of USA Today joined us to talk baseball. Ted offered his thoughts on the surprising Rockies & Twins, the scuffling Astros, and the Red Sox chances.
Patrick Hruby 6.16.17
Patrick Hruby of Vice Sports has written a tremendous article about the NCAA’s insistence on maintaining amateurism by refusing to pay athletes and he discussed it with us on today’s show.
Ken Burns & Lynn Novick
Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick joined us to discuss their latest collaboration, “The Vietnam War”. The ten-part, eighteen-hour film premieres September 17 on PBS.
David Roth 6.5.17
David Roth of Vice Sports visited with us today and covered a lot of ground, as we talked about the NBA Finals, Mr. Met’s obscene gesture, and the wonder that is John Tesh.
Charlotte Wilder 6.2.17
Charlotte Wilder of SB Nation returned to Downtown to discuss everything from the NBA Finals to “The Bachelorette”.
Downtown Remembers Frank Deford
Legendary sportswriter Frank Deford passed away last weekend and on today’s Downtown we recalled our conversation with him a few years ago.
Sam Walker 5.24.17
Wall Street Journal columnist and author Sam Walker visited Downtown to discuss his new book, “The Captain Class”. Walker has researched the greatest teams in the history of sport and found a common thread that leads to their success and it may not be what you expect.
Evan Davis 5.22.17
Evan Davis of the In Play Podcast and Fan Rag Sports checked in to talk about contenders and pretenders as we hit the quarter pole in the Major League Baseball season.