Podcast with the author of Pro Sports in 1993

https://newbooksnetwork.com/pro-sports-in-1993 America and Canada both saw historic sports milestones in 1993. While the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bulls reigned supreme, the Toronto Blue Jays won a second consecutive World Series on a walk-off homer, and the Montreal Canadiens emerged as the last Canadian team to win a Stanley Cup. While stars like Michael Jordan, WayneContinue reading “Podcast with the author of Pro Sports in 1993”

Top 10 What-ifs of the 90s Knicks

The New York Knicks teams of Pat Riley and Jeff Van Gundy were contenders throughout the 1990s. Led by Patrick Ewing, they made the Finals twice, advanced to the conference finals two more times and had their championship hopes dashed by injuries and suspensions on other occasions. Charles Oakley, one of the stalwarts of thoseContinue reading “Top 10 What-ifs of the 90s Knicks”

Podcast: From Hang Time to Prime Time

It was a pleasure to talk to Pete Croatto about his new book From Hang Time to Prime Time: Business, Entertainment and the Birth of the Modern-Day NBA https://newbooksnetwork.com/from-hang-time-to-prime-time The birth of the modern-day NBA is often attributed to Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and David Stern. In From Hang Time to Prime Time: Business,Continue reading “Podcast: From Hang Time to Prime Time”