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How a Book About Tennis Changed Everything, and How ‘Moneyball’ and ‘The Blind Side’ Influenced Sports With Michael Lewis

Plus, how are technological advancements changing sports, and can a coach change a player’s natural ability?

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Steve and Pete are joined by author Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Blind Side, and The Big Short) to talk about how he gets the ideas for his books, and the background story of The Blind Side and how it influenced the NFL’s view on the left tackle position. They discuss how advancements in technology are affecting sports and whether or not a coach can change a player’s natural ability. Finally they discuss the extraordinary influence of Timothy Gallwey‘s book The Inner Game of Tennis.

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