The Hall Ball: One Man’s Journey to Unite Cooperstown Immortals with a Single Baseball

Check out my latest podcast with Ralph Carhart about his book The Hall Ball. Rescued in 2010 from the small creek that runs next to Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, New York, a simple baseball launched an epic quest that spanned the United States and beyond. For eight years, “The Hall Ball” went on a journeyContinue reading “The Hall Ball: One Man’s Journey to Unite Cooperstown Immortals with a Single Baseball”

The Knicks of the Nineties: Bloopers and Outtakes

One of the hardest things about writing a book is deciding what not to include. As an author who’s deeply immersed in your subject, you come across certain nuggets that you find fascinating, but which may not resonate with your readers. Stories or other pieces of information may also be left out because they couldContinue reading “The Knicks of the Nineties: Bloopers and Outtakes”

How To Contact Sources for a Sports Article or Book

One of the most common questions I’m asked when I tell people I wrote a book about the 1990s Knicks is: “How did you contact all of those sources?” I’m a lawyer by trade. I don’t have a  journalism degree. I covered the Knicks for a couple of years for Bleacher Report but from aContinue reading “How To Contact Sources for a Sports Article or Book”

Podcast…Trust the Grind: How World-Class Athletes Got to the Top by Jeremy Bhandari

https://newbooksnetwork.com/jeremy-bhandari-trust-the-grind-how-world-class-athletes-got-to-the-top-mango-publishing-2020/ Sixteen athletes from eleven sports arenas. Each chapter tells a different story, as each superstar shares the habit that helped them accomplish their goals and reach the pinnacle of their profession. Sports fanatic or not. Guaranteed to tap into your athletic edge, Trust the Grind, is made for sports fans and nonfans alike. Fans of professional athletesContinue reading “Podcast…Trust the Grind: How World-Class Athletes Got to the Top by Jeremy Bhandari”

Podcast…The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks by Ben Cohen

For decades, statisticians, social scientists, psychologists, and economists (among them Nobel Prize winners) have spent massive amounts of precious time thinking about whether streaks actually exist. After all, a substantial number of decisions that we make in our everyday lives are quietly rooted in this one question: If something happened before, will it happen again?Continue reading “Podcast…The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks by Ben Cohen”

Podcast… Tanking to the Top: The Philadelphia 76ers and the Most Audacious Process in the History of Professional Sports

Yaron Weitzman, Grand Central Publishing When a group of private equity bigwigs purchased the Philadelphia 76ers in 2011, the team was both bad and boring. Attendance was down. So were ratings. The Sixers had an aging coach, an antiquated front office, and a group of players that could best be described as mediocre. Enter SamContinue reading “Podcast… Tanking to the Top: The Philadelphia 76ers and the Most Audacious Process in the History of Professional Sports”