Former NBA player John Amaechi discusses his life after basketball as an organizational consultant and performance coach, how his career might have gone differently with the lessons he’s taken from his post-NBA graduate studies in psychology and what impresses him most about the Warriors’ team chemistry.
Why are we predisposed to pulling for the underdog? USF professor Joe Vandello joins the show to discuss his research on underdogs and their impact not only on how Americans view the NCAA tournament but on how they approach presidential elections and other major world events.
How significant are the benefits of a good night’s sleep at the highest athletic level? A sleep expert joins the show to discuss how closely teams pay attention to the shut-eye their players are getting.