Soledad O’Brien examines the booming business of online gaming and the teenagers who are profiting. Bryant Gumbel investigates how MLB has failed to fully integrate the Negro Leagues into its history. David Scott talks to Valentino Dixon, a former prisoner who credits golf for earning him his freedom for a crime he didn’t commit. Plus, Jon Frankel checks in with Steve Gleason, a former NFL player who has used his battle with ALS to develop a remote interview program.
Young boys across the US and all over the world are becoming multi-millionaires from the comfort of their own bedrooms and keyboards via online gaming. Soledad O'Brien talks to the "$3 Million Dollar Kid" as well as Faze Clan, the most dominant and, many would say, notorious esports agency in the country.
Historians and researchers say the history of the Negro Leagues is segregated from the official record of the game, just as black players were segregated from the Major Leagues before Jackie Robinson was allowed to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Bryant Gumbel investigates how MLB has failed to fully integrate the Negro Leagues into its history.
As a kid growing up in East Buffalo, New York, the sport of golf was the last thing on Valentino Dixon’s mind. He never played the game and didn't really know what it was, other than being a sport for people with lots of money. But golf, Dixon says, saved his life – and earned him his freedom after spending 27 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.
Former NFL player Steve Gleason who suffers from the fatal condition known as ALS is highly susceptible to the effects of COVID, and is largely cut off from his own family. But Gleason refuses to surrender to the isolation of the pandemic, and has launched a remote interview program where he and his guests share their struggles and triumphs. To date, he’s had conversations with a variety of leading figures, from actor Hugh Jackman to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.