Original Air Date: Jan 3, 2017
Former basketball coach Donnie Tyndall talks to Armen Keteyian about his tenure at University of Southern Mississippi amid charges of academic fraud on behalf of prospective players. Sharyn Alfonsi follows Lindsey Vonn on the rebound from near catastrophic injury and on a quest to become the winningest skier in history. Plus, Seth Doane reports on the humble evolution of Technogym from a garage in Italy into the second-largest manufacturer of fitness equipment in the world.
Original Air Date: Mar 7, 2017
Maurice DuBois profiles the new "Rocky": middleweight Danny Jacobs, who's battled back from bone cancer to find himself boxing's newest champion with a chance at title reunification.Bill Whitaker leads an investigation into secret motors and mechanical cheating in pro cycling, a sport already infamous for its scandals. Plus, Armen Keteyian reports on the untold story of The Nomads, a group of African-American golfers in the 1950s barred from all-white clubs and courses that rose as a social club to overcome prejudice.
Original Air Date: Feb 7, 2017
Norah O'Donnell reports on the best female goalkeeper in the world: Hope Solo. After leading the fight for equal pay and then getting fired from the national team, she left her club and underwent shoulder surgery, moves that might mean the end of her career. Mo Rocca profiles racing legend Mario Andretti, who has plenty to say about what's right and wrong with the sport today. Plus, Jack Ford gets up-close with Dabo Swinney, the charismatic Clemson leader whose fun-loving approach has been a main ingredient in their success.