Original Air Date: Jan 5, 2016
As concussions become a major issue in football, Steve Kroft checks in with parents who are wondering whether to allow their children to play the contact sport. Armen Keteyian interviews anti-trust lawyer Jeffrey Kessler, whose suit against the NCAA has just been granted class action status. Plus, Lesley Stahl reports on basketball leagues - and lengthy schedules - for kids as young as five. And David Martin follows top climber Sasha DiGiulian as she ascends the treacherous north face of the Eiger.
Original Air Date: Feb 9, 2016
Armen Keteyian reports on the hugely popular fantasy sports contests that more and more legal authorities are calling gambling. Superstar quarterback Cam Newton shows a different side in an interview with James Brown. Plus, Charlie Rose probes how a spirited on- and off-track rivalry between three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton and teammate Nico Rosberg contributes to the success of a well-oiled Formula One team. And Anderson Cooper follows Alpine daredevil JT Holmes as he attempts to teach some of his extreme skills to others.
Original Air Date: Mar 1, 2016
Jon Wertheim looks into the Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, NM, training ground for some of the best MMA fighters in the world. Armen Keteyian examines a change in NCAA enforcement that has some elite coaches under the gun for the behavior of their teams. Plus, a profile of Scott Cochran, the Alabama Crimson Tide strength coach, whose contract was re-upped at a salary as high as some head coaches' - and the 75th Anniversary of the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships.
Original Air Date: Apr 5, 2016
A young athlete dying in action is one of the greatest tragedies in sports. Sharyn Alfonsi looks into the debate over how such untimely deaths might be prevented. Plus, Jeff Glor reports on the craze for drone racing - and the "pilots" in virtual headsets who are having the time of their lives; Mo Rocca horses around with the pageantry and pretty people that make up the U.S. equestrian circuit; and Sharyn Alfonsi walks the course with Bubba Watson to see - and hear - what makes one of the PGA's winningest players tick.
Original Air Date: May 3, 2016
Sharyn Alfonsi talks to American League All Star Josh Donaldson about his rough early life and how overcoming a challenging childhood helped him in becoming the player he is today. Plus, Jeff Glor profiles the first American female athlete to win gold in both Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, Alana Nichols - who's setting her competitive sights on a new event at the Summer Games in Brazil.
Original Air Date: Jun 7, 2016
The last anyone heard from running back Marshawn Lynch was when he seemed to retire via tweet in the middle of the Super Bowl. So why is he talking to Jon Wertheim? Plus, in light of the accusations of PED use during the Olympics, Armen Keteyian talks to Alysia Montano about racing against Russian runners. Sharyn Alfonsi reports on the Annual Bataan Memorial Death March marathon as cameras accompany 98-year old survivor and decorated vet Ben Skardon over the 8.5 mile course. And Phil Keoghan on the rebirth of rugby in the US.
Original Air Date: Jul 5, 2016
The first name in news magazines is the last word in sports. Charlie Rose probes how a spirited on- and off-track rivalry between three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton and teammate Nico Rosberg contributes to the success of a well-oiled Formula One team. Plus, Jack Ford reports on the ancient Irish game of hurling - maybe the fastest sport on turf you will ever see, and a fishing guide they call "Fly Girl" on a mission to bring back an art.
Original Air Date: Aug 2, 2016
The first name in news magazines is the last word in sports. Jack Ford profiles the 75th Anniversary of the U.S. Naval Academy's Brigade Boxing Championships and its role in creating future military leaders. Plus, twenty-five years after "Friday Night Lights" exposed the grit of big time high school football Sharyn Alfonsi revisits some of its true-life characters in Odessa, Texas, and watches this year's team chase a dream. And Mo Rocca goes out on the high seas to report on one of the most lucrative deep sea fishing tournaments in the world.
Original Air Date: Sep 6, 2016
Super Bowl MVP Von Miller held out for the most lucrative contract ever given to a player who was not a quarterback. Armen Keteyian interviews the linebacker who's out to prove he is worth all the hype. Plus, Jeff Glor digs into the shadowy business of soccer "agents" in Africa, where big promises to talented boys seldom lead to little more than disappointment. And from Detroit to Paris, Sharyn Alfonsi reports on the last time a Ford raced competitively at Le Mans - and the challenge that turned into the 2016 motorsports story of the year.
Original Air Date: Oct 4, 2016
Seahawks' receiver Doug Baldwin has been protesting police shootings of unarmed-black men like a lot of NFL players but, as he sits down to tell his story to Jon Wertheim, he's also meeting with officials who can help to change the situation. Plus, Jack Ford reports on fun-loving Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney and the program he devised to turn the collegiate powerhouse around. And Jim Axelrod profiles NBA all-star centers Pau and Marc Gasol, two talented brothers who couldn't be more different off the court.
Original Air Date: Nov 1, 2016
Armen Keteyian investigates the resignation of Patty Crawford, Title IX coordinator at Baylor University, and accusations that the school is more interested in protecting its reputation than its students. Plus, a profile of Brad Stevens, the Celtics coach whose lack of NBA experience at first raised eyebrows, but whose winning ways have raised the hopes of many a Boston fan. And Jon Wertheim reports on people with autism playing sports at all levels, including professionally.
Original Air Date: Dec 6, 2016
In his first extensive interview since going to prison, former NBA All Star Jayson Williams opens up to Jon Wertheim about the night of the shooting, his lifelong battles and the struggle to make amends. Plus, Lesley Stahl reports on American Katayoun Khosrowyar, who's training Iran's future female soccer stars and vowing to get more girls into the game. And Phil Koeghan goes along for a ride with the best all-around waterman the aloha state has produced in a generation: Kai Lenny.
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