Interview

The History Of Prohibition

August 24, 2010

Terry Gross interviews author Daniel Okrent about his book Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.

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Jared Allen’s Gettin’ Antsy Over Brett Favre

August 14, 2010

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen visits the Vikings camp and talks with Brad Childress and an antsy Jared Allen.

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How To Catch A Baseball At A Game

June 15, 2010

Steve Hartman’s interviews Zack Hample, who has snagged nearly 3,000 baseballs at major league games. Hample tells how he does it.

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The Winners In The War On Drugs

May 31, 2010

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is blaming the murder rate in his city on white, middle-class, pot-smoking Minnesotans. He’s wrong.

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Ron Gardenhire On Umpires’ Blown Call Of Denard Span’s Catch

April 29, 2010

This is classic Ron Gardenhire. Be sure to watch about halfway through when he comments on the umpire’s blown call on the catch Denard Span made last night that would probably have ended the inning which turned the game in the Tigers’ favor.

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Denard Span Gets Tough Questions From Kids

April 12, 2010

Kids ask tough questions when they interview up and coming Twins center fielder Denard Span at TwinsFest 2010 at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on January 30, 2010. Listen for the funny answers and the final serious answer.

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Harmon Killebrew Highlights

March 28, 2010

This two-part interview with Hall of Famer and former Minnesota Twins slugger Harmon Killebrew includes video clips of his playing days.

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What It’s Like To Be A Head Coach Of An NFL Team

March 24, 2010

This is a greatFresh Air interview with Brian Billick, the former Vikings assistant, and Baltimore Ravens’ head coach, about what it’s like to be a coach of an NFL team.

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ESPN Reduced To Interviewing Teen Football Player As Favre Expert

July 15, 2009

ESPN’s interviewing a teenager who catches for Brett Favre, supposedly because of the kid’s keen insight into Favre’s throwing mechanics. Seriously.

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The Favre Effect

June 27, 2009

University of Minnesota sports management professor Stephen Ross examines the impact of Brett Favre potentially gearing up in a purple jersey and playing for the Minnesota Vikings. Ross explains who will have the most positive outcome if Favre was to join the Vikes and what the opinion of the fans might be.

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