[David Halberstam on the Tomorrow Show]

0:00 Tom Snyder introduces David Halberstam who has just written a book on corruption and manipulation in sports, focusing specifically on the Portland Trailblazers.  Halberstam talks about Bill Webb’s story with the Portland Trailblazers, and the unique team-player style of basketball as a game. He discusses the danger of players identifying themselves by their salaries. 7:23 Snyder and Halberstam discuss the position of owners in sports. 9:40 Synder and Halberstam discuss the corrupting effect of television. “It lets things grow … Continue reading