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Hated & Revered Athletes: Psychology of Fans w Bill Laimbeer

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Redemption's Song - We're talking villains & heroes this week on Game Changers Live! What does it take to be forgiven?  Why do fans hold on to the sins of their sports & entertainment heroes longer than then do their own? Does it matter if the perpetrator is nice? How much do athletes dwell on being liked or hated by fans?

We'll talk with Bill Laimbeer, one of the most hated personalities in sports, about his reputation around the league during the height of the Detroit Pistons' success when they were known as the "Bad Boys"!  Laimbeer, currently the Head Coach for the WNBA's New York Liberty will provide into what it is like to be booed in arenas around the league.

The GCL Crew will also be joined by Dr. Scott Allison, a Professor of Psychology at the University of Richmond.  Dr. Allison has studied human belief systems about heroes, legends, leaders, underdogs, villains, and martyrs. 

Tune in for an interesting discussion about fans & why we revere or hate athletes.  Join us Wednesday at 1:00pm ET for a New View from the Sideline!

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