After Foul Ball Accident, Young Fan Turns Away From Baseball
Six-year-old James David was sitting in the first row at a Charlotte Knights game when a line drive foul ball hit him in the head. James' parents, Kristy and Eddie, tell the story of the accident and the rules change they hope their story will inspire, In Their Own Words.
A Son's Passion And A Mother's Choice: Christoph And Kate Buhler
Parenting is about choices, and not all of those choices are easy. For the parents of a promising athlete, those decisions can become even more difficult. Kate Buhler and her 14-year-old son, Christoph, bring us the story of one such choice.
Meet The Cold War Veteran Behind The MLB And NBA Logos
Out of college and uncertain about his future, Alan Siegel volunteered for the U.S. Army. It was while serving in Europe that he found his true passion: photography. Siegel shares the story of how that passion led to the creation of two of sports' most iconic images.
Still Fighting: Christy Martin Battles For A Life Outside The Boxing Ring
"I made a substantial amount of money during my boxing career and, wow, it's gone," Christy Martin says. "I had lots of cars. Lots of things. All gone. At the same time, I would give up all those things to be rid of him." The former boxing champ tells the story of her escape from her abusive husband, In Her Own Words.
Nathaniel Crosby Tells The Story Of His Father, Bing — 'A Golfer Who Sang'
Bing Crosby may have been the most popular entertainer in the world during his lifetime. To his son Nathaniel, though, he was Dad -- and he was a man who loved golf. Former professional golfer Nathaniel Crosby shares his story, In His Own Words.
The Little-Known Tale Of A Life Saved By Muhammad Ali
Among all of the told and retold stories that we cherish regarding the late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, few are more emotional than the time he saved a life in downtown LA. Former police chief Bruce Hagerty, who was on the scene over 35 years ago, tells the story.
Marilyn Bell Di Lascio Gets Back In The Water
Record-breaking swims across Lake Ontario, the English Channel and the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the 1950s made Marilyn Bell Di Lascio a teenage celebrity. Years after stepping away from the sport to start a family and life out of the water, Bell Di Lascio, now 78, has rediscovered her joy for swimming.