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Legendary reporter Ted Sobel showcases LA's premier athletes and touches greatness

Legendary reporter Ted Sobel showcases LA's premier athletes and touches greatness
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Legendary reporter Ted Sobel showcases LA's premier athletes and touches greatness

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English


Episodes

Episode 9: Lakers introduce new coach Frank Vogel and TG was there!

5/21/2019
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Special edition of Touching Greatness gives you insight in the hiring of new Lakers head coach Frank Vogel along with some of his introductory newsconference in El Segundo and a one on one with ESPN NBA reporter Dave McMenamin who’s back on the L.A. beat after covering the last several Kobe years and since has … Continued

Duration:00:21:22

Episode 8: PGA Championship Week with Teaching Pro Brady Riggs

5/16/2019
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Touching Greatness focuses on PGA Championship week and Tiger going for back to back majors with Golf Magazine Top 100 teachers in America member Brady Riggs, who’s now the Pro at Hansen Dam in Southern California and has taught many special talents including the early development of LPGA major champion Danielle Kang and currently working … Continued

Duration:01:03:01

Episode 7: Kentucky Derby Debate 101

5/10/2019
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Touching Greatness covers every aspect of the controversial decision to disqualify the winner of the 145th Kentucky Derby with Secretariat’s Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte, track announcer Michael Wrona, and TVG racing analyst Kurt Hoover.

Duration:00:52:06

Episode 6: BINGO! The Ralph Lawler Clippers Tribute

5/4/2019
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After 40 years Ralph Lawler has called his final Clippers game and Touching Greatness spoke with Mr. ME-OH-MY himself along with Clips’ radio voice Brian Sieman, former players and now broadcasters Ryan Hollins and Mark Jackson, Golden State Warriors TV color commentator Jim Barnett, NBA analyst Chris Broussard, and even comments from Lawler’s favorite broadcast … Continued

Duration:00:51:02

Episode 5: L.A. Open golf is back at Wilshire Country Club

4/25/2019
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We touch greatness for a second straight year at the LPGA’s L.A. Open speaking with tour commissioner Michael Whan; three top American golfers with a total of three major championships and 19 tour wins Lexi Thompson, Brittany Lincicome, and USC’s Lisette Salas; hockey great Wayne Gretzky; six time MLB all-star Bobby Grich; and historic Wilshire … Continued

Duration:00:28:59

Episode 4: Kings new coach Todd McLellan speaks hockey in L.A.

4/19/2019
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The L.A. hockey Kings introduced new head coach Todd McLellan this week and he gives us an in-depth look at how he sees coming to So-Cal as an old rival from San Jose and Edmonton. I also chatted with club General Manager Rob Blake and longtime radio voices Nick Nickson and Daryl Evans about this … Continued

Duration:00:55:58

Episode #3 The Masters and it’s Champions

4/12/2019
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Chatting it up with seven Masters champions including Hall of Famers Gary Player and Ben Crenshaw and TV’s Scott Van Pelt and Verne Lundquist from the hallowed grounds of Augusta National. YES SIR!!!

Duration:01:02:23

Episode 2A: Your winning exacta ticket on the horse mess at Santa Anita

4/4/2019
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Veteran L.A. Times sports editor/columinist and racing aficionado Bill Dwyer discusses the 23 recent horse deaths at Santa Anita racetrack and his ideas on what management should do while trying to resolve this unfortunate mess.

Duration:00:25:47

EPISODE 2: MAKING HORSE SENSE OUT OF THE MESS AT SANTA ANITA

4/3/2019
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In depth and candid chat with Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens breaking down all angles on why the recent deaths of 23 thoroughbreds at Santa Anita race track and where to go from here.

Duration:00:57:08

Episode 1: Leading off MLB opening week with the Yankees and Dodgers P.A. guys

3/30/2019
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We speak with veteran Public Address announcers Paul Olden of Yankee Stadium and Todd Leitz of Dodger Stadium on their careers and the start of the new baseball season.

Duration:00:46:00