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.
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?
Streaming has changed the profitability equation for movies made for adults—but does any streaming platform want to make movies for adults?
Plus, Ben details a certain matchup next week that could decide the MVP and Sheil gives his weekly extra point
Van and Rachel also discuss a Tennessee principal saying the N-word and Rihanna performing at the Super Bowl
The guys also run through all the Premiership and URC action in a weekend packed full of drama, tries, and refereeing controversy