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How a Book About Tennis Changed Everything, and How ‘Moneyball’ and ‘The Blind Side’ Influenced Sports With Michael Lewis

How a Book About Tennis Changed Everything, and How ‘Moneyball’ and ‘The Blind Side’ Influenced Sports With Michael Lewis

Steve and Pete are joined by author Michael Lewis ('Moneyball,' 'The Blind Side,' and 'The Big Short') to talk about how he gets the ideas for his books, and the background story of ‘The Blind Side’ and how it influenced the NFL’s view on the left tackle position. They discuss how advancements in technology are affecting sports and whether or not a coach can change a player's natural ability. Finally they discuss the extraordinary influence of Timothy Gallwey‘s book ‘The Inner Game of Tennis.’ Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Michael Lewis

Duration: 52 min

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