The Greats of the Game or why sports continues to grow

December 13th, 2011

This weekend it was reported that movie attendance is at a recent low. Our interest in politics and politicians couldn't be lower. However the one area where where both attendance and interest continue to explode is the world of sports. In part, it's the clarity of story, the colorful, volatile and often egotistical personalities and also a whole new perking order of quality sports reporting.  Perched atop that order is John Feinstein. The author of twenty-eight books, most notably  A Season on the Brink and A Good Walk Spoiled, he is also a commentator on NPR's Morning Edition, a regular on ESPNs The Sports Reporters, and a regular contributor to The Washington Post. His new book, One on One: Behind the Scenes with the Greats in the Game is a look at his relationships with some of those legendary personalities in sports. My conversation with John Feinstein:

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