Doc Stull’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Dorando!” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, Nov. 24 – Nov. 28, 2014



Diminutive Italian marathoner is denied gold medal in 1908 Olympic marathon in London but becomes an international celebrity after his surreal stagger to the finish line.  And, famed song-writer Irving Berlin writes a popular hit tune to honor the courageous performance of  Dorando Pietri!

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Jack London State Historic Park Event

Doc reads poetry at Annual Jack London Memorial Service, Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen, CA

Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10:30  AM

London Gravesite

“I wouldn’t mind if you laid my ashes on the knoll where the Greenlaw children are buried. And roll over me a red boulder from the ruins of the Big House.”

Radio Appearance

Letters from Prison, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer – on Classics Now,  Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata


Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage.  Doc and Mary will discuss the remarkable work, Letters from Prison, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  A young Christian theologian, Bonhoeffer was imprisoned in 1943 and executed by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime in 1945.   Bonhoeffer wrestles with meaning in the face of despair.


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Doc Stull’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Boxing in American Popular Music” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, Nov. 10 – Nov. 14, 2014


Joe Louis and Blues

Spanning every genre, from the blues to jazz to rock to gospel to rap from the 1930′s to present, Joe Louis is the subject of more songs than any athlete in any sport  in American popular music.

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Radio Appearance

Humboldt Homepage – Friday, November 7,  2014 at 1:00  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata, CA


Join Doc and host Danielle Orr for for their monthly feature on great athletes from the Americas and Caribbean and their connection to popular culture and politics.  This new feature is an outgrowth of Doc’s 12-part series on Latino athletes for the El Sol Bilingue Newspaper in Ukiah, CA.

This month, we’ll speak about Nicaragua’s beloved boxing champion Alexis Arguello whose boxing and post-boxing career intersected with the Sandinista Revolution and its aftermath – and also provided a fascinating but tragic prism with which to view the complex historical political and economic relationship between the United States and Nicaragua.


arguello speed bag

Nicaragua’s Alexis Arguello’s was one of boxing’s most popular and greatest warriors of the 1970′s and 1980′s. A champion in the featherweight, jr. lightweight and lightweight divisions, he never lost a championship title defense. But later in life, politics proved to be more treacherous and unpredictable than the fight game.

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