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Sports Palooza Radio: Author, Author! Lars Anderson and Bob Andelman stop by!

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20-year Sports Illustrated writer Lars Anderson talks about his book "THE STORM AND THE TIDE: Tragedy, Hope and Triumph in Tuscaloosa" (Time Home Entertainment), which delves deep into the aftermath of the deadly tornadoes of April 27, 2011  to tell the story of a town struggling to rebuild, and of Nick Saban and the University of Alabama football team that saw an opportunity to do their part to help its community heal.

So, why do men watch football??? Bob Andelman's book, "WHY MEN WATCH FOOTBALL: A Report from the Couch,”  identifies 20 distinct reasons why men devote so much time, energy and money to watching football. Andelman, a long-time resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, interviewed dozens of football fans, sportscasters, sports psychologists, psychiatrists and sociologists to get to the root of the question, why do men watch football? Among the reasons (or excuses)...well, tune in!

Chris Hecker joins us too! He is the CEO of The Sports Bloggers (www.thesportsbloggers.com). As a former journalism student and an opinionated sports fan, it's been his dream to work for a company where he can report on sports news while also expressing his opinions. The Sports Bloggers is the manifestation of that dream. His goal is to learn and grow as much as he can while helping others do the same. Find out more on the show today.