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"Drugs, fashion, pop music, political upheaval, Black Power, the sexual revolution, gay liberation— all of these things left their mark upon ’70s baseball in ways that would have been unthinkable just a few years earlier, and might be just as unthinkable now."
- Dan Epstein, Introduction to Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70's.
A night at the baseball park is like few other experiences in sports. Throughout history, changing American culture played itself out on the field. The hot, funky decade of the 70's gave us outlandish, unforgettable – almost unbelievable – sports stories. Award-winning author Dan Epstein shares these legends and more.
Dan is an award-winning journalist, pop-culture historian, and avid baseball fan who has written for Rolling Stone, SPIN, Men’s Journal, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and more. He blogs at Big Hair and Plastic Grass.
Let's talk about how the 70's drug craze compares with today's steroid era, baseball's most recent black eye. And how are teams dealing with dwindling number of African-American athletes in the clubhouse?
Get an NBA Finals Breakdown, too. All that PLUS our fabulous weekly GCL features!
What's Happening, Sporty? The always spirited debate about news around the leagues. Warm it Up Chris: Commentary from our intern. Overtime! Quick hits from Bev, Angela & Mia See you, Wednesday.
The epic 3rd installement of the new show that is taking the world by storm, it's Ask Dr. Dan. On our last episode, Dr. Dan regaled us with tales of how he came to be an expert in solving people's problems. And now he's proving that Snake-Oil salesmen like Dr. Phil are merely bunkum. That's right bunkum. It's a medical term. It means bullshit. Tune in this week as the good Dr. tells everyone the cure for obesity. Yes! The moment America has been waiting for exclusively on Ask Dr. Dan!
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The best free advice money can buy is back for yet another hilarious episode! Last time hashtags and instagram were put on blast by our good doc and his trusty sidekick Ryan. Now after previously starting a new trend on instagram as well as curing the obesity problem in America, Dr. Dan will be discussing the butt hurt epidemic that plaques this great nation and will discuss a groundbreaking new product to help alleviate the pain in your chapped cheeks. This is one you can't afford to miss. As always callers are welcome for life changing advice for any and all problems. Feeling bashful? Send an email then. email@example.com.
Last episode the good Dr. did the ground breaking knowledge on how to cure obesity in our great country and wow was he ever on point. On the next hilarious episode Dr. Dan will be discussing hashtags as well as a new trend that he'd like to start on instagram. All you picture taking social networkers need to listen up! Tune in for many fun calls, emails, and opinions. You won't wanna miss this.
On our pilot episode, Dr. Dan helped a fine young lady from Australia tame her curly hair as well as give her some wonderful advice on how to find out whether or not there is a divine being- and he did it with one simple answer. There is no stopping the medical prowess of Dr. Dan, and between the first episode to our second, he has been scouring medical journals from all over the world in order to best serve you, the listener. So don't be shy. Call in and ask Dr. Dan any question you may have. Nothing is too taboo, nor is any question to big or too small. To ease the potential of any nervousness you may have, Dr. Dan has enlisted the help of his two most trusted proteges- Eric and Ryan. We're here to help. You've got problems; Dr. Dan has solutions.
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Author David Epstein of The Sports Gene:Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance joined Stephen McCarthy of The McCarthy Project to discuss his book and his motive for writing Sports Gene. Secondly, we discussed how to apply his findings to athletes and the future application of dna or genetic research.
In the second hour, Michael Much of Minnesotapreps.com/ Yahoo Rivals will join the conversation to discuss the common sense uses as well as the future uses in sport.
For more information, visit The McCarthy Project
Host Tom Levenson - filmmaker, author and professor of science writing at MIT talks with David Epstein. An investigative reporter writing about sports science & medicine for Science News and Sports Illustrated, David Epstein is author of The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance.
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In this week's episode, Dan and Jim take a look back at a wild week of college football, NFL football and MLB playoffs plus offer their predictions at the big games ahead this weekend. And as always the fan favorites "Dan the Fan", "Les Invalides Injury report" and "Faith on the Field". Broadasting live from Paris and the only English sports-talk radio station in France!
The Dan and Jim show is the only call in, live American sports talk program from Paris, France! Dan and Jim discuss Saturday morning the topics of the weekend, make their usual improbbable predictions, and then wrap up the week each Monday with a recap of just how much they got wrong!
In this week's episode, Dan dives into a wild weekend of sports including the NFL, College Football, and the MLB playoff championship series. Plus, fan favorites "Les Invalides", "Dan the Fan" and "Faith on the Field"
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