Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Sport Poetry – from Ancient Greece to Post- Modern” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, June 30 – July 4, 2014

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Competition, victory and defeat, the “moment,” the skill, the physics – all timeless themes in sport poetry for 2500 years.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

https://www.prx.org/pieces/80952-sport-poetry

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Radio Appearance

Doc appears on KMUD’s Monday Morning Magazine with host Dennis Huber, 88.1 FM, Eureka, 91.1 FM Garberville, Monday, 7:30 AM  June 23, 2014

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Doc and Dennis  will talk about  the need for encouraging entrepreneurial innovation for young people in Humboldt County,  how a combination of skills training, critical thinking and historical/cultural contexts needs to be taught  in higher education, adult re-invention and life-time learning skills, how entrepreneur CEO’s  like Elan Musk and Howard Schwartz and trying to alter the zero-sum marketplace “winner take all mentality” by acknowledging and shouldering social responsibility in the marketplace, World Cup Drama, an original “What’s it all about?” short story  and more…the usual eclectic mix.

Tune in and check it out or stream it at:

http://www.kmud.org/programs-mainmenu-11/listen-live-kmud

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Luis Angel “Wild Bull of the Pampas” Firpo!” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, June 23 – June 27, 2014

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Wily Argentinian fighter in the 1920’s is the first Hispanic to fight for the heavyweight championship and becomes the centerpiece of America’s most famous sports painting in one of the greatest fights of the 20th century.

 

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

https://www.prx.org/pieces/113125-luis-wild-bull-of-the-pampas-firpo

Radio Appearance

Listen to Doc on Radio El Sol on KMEC 105.1 FM live at 5:00 PM, Monday, June 9, 2014

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Doc and radio host Josephina Duenas about  Doc’s upcoming piece on El Sol Bilingue piece on Latin and Central American literary magical realism in short stories…dealing with sport – a small but imaginative genre that will surprise listeners as to its powerful personal, political and historical content.   Included are stories by Jorge Amado and Sergio Ramirez.

Stream the show live at

http://www.kmecradio.org:8200/live.m3u

Radio Appearance

Doc appears on KMUD’s Monday Morning Magazine with host Dennis Huber, 88.1 FM, Eureka, 91.1 FM Garberville, Monday, 8:30 AM June 9, 2014

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Doc and Dennis  will talk discuss a potpourri of topics – popular culture and politics, the current climate of athlete branding, from Pele to Michael Jordan to Fantex and buying stocks in the 49’er’s Vernon Davis to how ” the more things change, the more they stay the same”  going back to 5th Century BC Ancient Greece the professionalization and marketing of athletes “back in the day.”

Tune in and check it out or stream it at:

http://www.kmud.org/programs-mainmenu-11/listen-live-kmud

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Zidane:  The Head-butt heard ’round the World” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, June 9 – June 13, 2014

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One of the true superstars in the world sport of soccer, Zinedine Zidane’s technical artistry carried France to its first World Cup in 1998; and almost again in 2006 until his red card due to a deliberate head-butt in overtime became a cultural phenomenon over-shadowing France’s eventual loss to Italy by penalty-kicks.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

https://www.prx.org/pieces/100768-zidane-french-football-sensation