Sports Lit 101 02.07.18

Author Steve Hardy discusses his contribution to the anthology, “Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles” and more on this week’s Sports Lit 101 with Bruce Pratt.


Sports Lit 101 01.31.18

Author and editor Steven Gietschier discusses the anthology, “Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles”.


Sports Lit 101 with Ron Smith

Author Ron Smith discusses his essay on the real Knute Rockne/George Gipp story, which is part of the anthology, “Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles”.


Sports Lit 101 1.17.18

This week on Sports Lit 101, we’re talking with Dennis Gildea, one of the contributors to the new book “Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles: The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports”, edited by Steven Gietschier.


Sports Lit 101 w/Travis Vogan

Travis Vogan, author of “ESPN: The Making of a Sports Media Empire”, returned to Sports Lit 101 this week.


Sports Lit 101 12.27.17

Bruce Pratt joins us for Sports Lit 101, talking this week about the new book “The California Golden Seals: A Tale of White Skates, Red Ink, and One of the NHL’s Most Outlandish Teams” by Steve Currier.


Sports Lit 101 12.20.17

Bruce Pratt joins us for Sports Lit 101, talking this week about the new book “Baseball’s Last Great Scout: The Life of Hugh Alexander Book” by Dan Austin.


Upton Bell 12.13.17

Upton Bell returned to Downtown to continue our discussion of his remarkable life and his book with Ron Borges, “Present At The Creation”.


Upton Bell 12.06.17

Upton Bell visited with us to discuss “Present At The Creation”, his terrific new book with Ron Borges. He shared stories of his mother’s role in the success of the league and his father’s tenure as NFL Commissioner, including the development of the draft and the notion of league parity. Bell also recalled his days […]


Sports Lit 101 11.22.17

Bruce Pratt joins us for Sports Lit 101, talking this week about the new book “Defying Expectations: Phil Rawlins and the Orlando City Soccer Story” by Simon Veness and Susan Veness. .


Sports Lit 101 11.08.17

Bruce Pratt joins us for Sports Lit 101, talking this week about the new book “Present at the Creation” by Upton Bell..


Sports Lit 101 11.01.17

Bruce Pratt joins us for Sports Lit 101, talking this week with Bruce Miles about this year’s inductees into the Maine Ski Hall of Fame.


Sports Lit 101 10.25.17

Bruce Pratt joins us for Sports Lit 101, talking this week about “One Nation Under Baseball: How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime” by John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro. .


Sports Lit 101 10.18.17

On this week’s Sports Lit 101, we talked with Steve Steinberg and Lyle Spatz, authors of “The Colonel and Hug”, on the Yankee dynasties built by owner Jacob Ruppert and manager Miller Huggins.


Sports Lit 101 10.11.17

On this week’s edition of Sports Lit 101, we’re joined by author Robert Pruter to talk about his book, “The Rise of American High School Sports and the Search for Control, 1880–1930″.