A Front-Row Seat with the Sportswriters Who Sat There

Sit down with host Todd Jones and other sportswriters who knew the greatest athletes and coaches, and experienced first-hand some of the biggest sports moments in the past 50 years. They’ll share stories behind the stories -- some they’ve only told to each other.

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Melissa Isaacson – “Michael Never Saw Us as the Enemy.”

Melissa Isaacson – “Michael Never Saw Us as the Enemy.”

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