Simply known as "the N word", white people can't understand why they shouldn't be allowed to use it, and a section of black people can't, or won't seem to understand the damage they do in making it part of their daily lexicon. Dr. Neal Lester has been teaching and speaking about the word for decades, educating people of every race about the history and the damage of this word.
NFL players are being told the new contract on the table is the best deal anyone could ever hope for, and a lot of them are buying it. Meantime, MLB fans are being told by Commissioner Rob Manfred and his minions that cheating is being addressed, and they weren't aware how deep it went. One word: rubbish.
Donald Jensen is a Russian expert at the Center for European Policy Analysis, and perhaps no one knows the politics better. In this powerful edition of "The Man in the Arena", questions are answered honestly, people will be angry at the truth, and Vladimir Putin will have spent one more day solidifying his power over a weak America.
A recent study showed that the majority of millenials and quite a few people of all ages have no idea what the Holocaust was, some don't even know what "Auschwitz" was. In failing to teach a younger generation to keep alive stories of the atrocities inflicted on generations by the Nazis, are we thus ensuring that such murderous intent will indeed come to life once again?
In this revealing and brutally honest episode of "The Man in the Arena", Henican and Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist Ed Berliner take on not just how one can honestly tell the difference between fake news and true reporting, but why we may have reached the point where using words such as "lie" and "stupid" out loud and in print may be just what America needs.
Randy Gordon has been part of the fight game for more than 50 years, yet still maintains his childlike exuberance for the sport. The former NY State Athletic Commissioner, author, member of the NJ Boxing Hall of Fame and current host on SiriusXM does not believe boxing is being swallowed by MMA, UFC and other combat sports. On the contrary. It's a friendly debate with Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist Ed Berliner, who thinks the sport will never rise again to it's former glory. The moments when boxing faded, the reason why people love to see the pummeling of MMA, and the future stars that prove boxing is returning in big way. It's all in this episode of "The Man in the Arena", where the old friends verbally do indeed step into the arena and let the punches fly.
This could be the most dysfunctional and disastrous time in Major League Baseball history. Then again, at the same time, it could an era of cheating and dreadful leadership that will soon pass into history without any real repercussions to the sport. Peter Golenbock has written more than 20 books about baseball and brings his intimate knowledge of the game and it's character to "The Man in the Arena". From cheats who may very well work again in baseball, to a Commissioner under the thumb of his media bosses, to the player who magnificently scorched that Commish over some of the more ludicrously bad rules ideas the game has ever known, it's all in here and a lot more. Join Emmy Award winning broadcaster and host Ed Berliner for a rollicking rendition of "The Man in the Arena".
Democrats may think they have good intentions, but at the moment, they have little or no chance of defeating Donald Trump in November. They failed to get Bernie under control, Mayor Pete hasn't grown into the job yet, Biden looks finished, Warren is thrashing about, and the best choice might be Bloomberg. Along with that, Hillary isn't helping, and neither is a "stuck in the mud" press corps. Veteran political columnist Margaret Carlson joins Emmy Award winning journalist Ed Berliner for a rousing and provocative episode of "The Man in the Arena".
Kobe Bryant: Superstar. Cocky. Troubled. Almost threw it all away, instead became a generational hero.
Kobe Bryant was more than just an exceptional basketball player. He was a teenager thrust into the world of men, the kid who conquered a league, the young man who seemed to try his best in throwing it all away, and who in the end realized what he had been given and turned his life into an inspirational cavalcade. Roland Lazenby is an accomplished American author of numerous sports books, 2 of those about Kobe Bryant. He joins Ed Berliner to remember Kobe, with stories many will hear for the first time. Another special edition of the sports program that speaks to the intelligent mind, "The Fastest Show in Sports".
The MLB cheating scandal has only just begun, with more questions being raised every day about how many other players, managers, coaches and front office types will be busted before it's over.