Sports http://kwgs.org en "How Juan Marichal and John Roseboro Turned Baseball's Ugliest Brawl into a Story of Forgiveness..." http://kwgs.org/post/how-juan-marichal-and-john-roseboro-turned-baseballs-ugliest-brawl-story-forgiveness <p>"Play ball!" Weather allowing, 26 of the 30 teams that comprise Major League Baseball will be taking the field today. There may have been two games last week in Australia between the Dodgers and Diamondbacks, and a game last night between the Dodgers and Padres, but MLB's Opening Day for 2014 is actually today --- Monday the 31st --- and to mark the beginning of the new season, we at ST are pleased to present (as is our custom) a baseball-driven interview. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:37:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 56983 at http://kwgs.org "How Juan Marichal and John Roseboro Turned Baseball's Ugliest Brawl into a Story of Forgiveness..." StudioTulsa on Health: Getting to Know Chase Curtiss and the Sway Balance System Mobile App http://kwgs.org/post/studiotulsa-health-getting-know-chase-curtiss-and-sway-balance-system-mobile-app <p>On today's edition of StudioTulsa on Health, we welcome Chase Curtiss, the CEO and founder of Sway Medical, a Tulsa-based software company that is focused on, per its <a href="http://swaymedical.com/story">website</a>, "reinventing the way medical outcomes are measured. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:48:50 +0000 Rich Fisher 50747 at http://kwgs.org StudioTulsa on Health: Getting to Know Chase Curtiss and the Sway Balance System Mobile App StudioTulsa on Health: Discussing the Status Quo of Sports Medicine http://kwgs.org/post/studiotulsa-health-discussing-status-quo-sports-medicine <p>On this edition of ST on Health, we welcome Dr. Lamont Cavanagh, a Tulsa-based family physician who specializes in sports medicine, and who also works as an assistant professor at the OU-Tulsa School of Community Medicine. Moreover, Dr. Cavanagh spent five years as an U.S. Air Force flight surgeon, and he's now chief of aerospace medicine for the 138th Fighter Wing of the Oklahoma Air National Guard. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:14:14 +0000 Rich Fisher 45657 at http://kwgs.org StudioTulsa on Health: Discussing the Status Quo of Sports Medicine More and More Sports Concussions: A Chat with Dr. Pat Bellgowan, a Neuroscientist at Laureate and TU http://kwgs.org/post/more-and-more-sports-concussions-chat-dr-pat-bellgowan-neuroscientist-laureate-and-tu <p>Why are concussions in sports today --- at the grade school, high school, collegiate, and professional levels; especially over the last decade or so --- becoming more and more common? And what exactly does the term "post-concussion syndrome" (or PCS) refer to? On this encore edition of our program, we listen back to an interesting discussion with Dr. Pat Bellgowan, who's a neuroscientist at The Laureate Institute for Brain Research in Tulsa as well as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at TU. When we originally spoke with Dr. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 23:12:02 +0000 Rich Fisher 44773 at http://kwgs.org More and More Sports Concussions: A Chat with Dr. Pat Bellgowan, a Neuroscientist at Laureate and TU On Concussions in Today's Sports: A Chat with Dr. Pat Bellgowan, a Neuroscientist at Laureate and TU http://kwgs.org/post/concussions-todays-sports-chat-dr-pat-bellgowan-neuroscientist-laureate-and-tu <p>Why are concussions in sports --- at the grade school, high school, collegiate, and professional levels; especially over the last decade or so --- becoming more and more common? And what exactly does the term "post-concussion syndrome" (or PCS) refer to? On this edition of our program, an interesting discussion with Dr. Pat Bellgowan, who's a neuroscientist at The Laureate Institute for Brain Research here in Tulsa as well as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at TU. A week from tonight --- on Thursday the 6th, beginning at 6pm --- Dr. Fri, 31 May 2013 19:34:04 +0000 Rich Fisher 40086 at http://kwgs.org On Concussions in Today's Sports: A Chat with Dr. Pat Bellgowan, a Neuroscientist at Laureate and TU "Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes" http://kwgs.org/post/hank-greenberg-hero-heroes <p>The 2013 Major League Baseball season officially got underway yesterday, Sunday the 31st, with a night game between the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers. Welcome back, baseball! And therefore, on this edition of ST, we're talking about the life, career, and influence of one of the all-time great hitters, Hank Greenberg, who joined the Detroit Tigers in 1933 and went on to share the spotlight with the legendary sluggers of that era, including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, and Lou Gehrig. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 21:56:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 36683 at http://kwgs.org "Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes" At OSU-Tulsa, a Screening of "Age of Champions" --- A Documentary on the National Senior Olympics http://kwgs.org/post/osu-tulsa-screening-age-champions-documentary-national-senior-olympics <p>On this edition of our show, we speak by phone with Keith Ochwat, the Managing Director of the non-profit Documentary Foundation, which has produced some notable films that have appeared on PBS-TV. This organization's latest film, "Age of Champions," is due to appear on PBS in 2013. It's an inspiring, highly engaging group portrait of several different athletes/participants in the National Senior Olympics, and Ochwat is the film's producer. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:18:12 +0000 Rich Fisher 30807 at http://kwgs.org At OSU-Tulsa, a Screening of "Age of Champions" --- A Documentary on the National Senior Olympics Coach Bill Courtney: Subject of the Oscar-Winning Documentary "Undefeated" http://kwgs.org/post/coach-bill-courtney-subject-oscar-winning-documentary-undefeated <p>On today&#39;s show, we meet Bill Courtney, volunteer football coach of the impoverished North Memphis Manassas High School Tigers, and subject of the 2012 Oscar-winning documentary, &quot;Undefeated.&quot; Filmmakers Dan Lindsay and T. J. Martin followed the coach and team through the 2009 season which found them on the verge of winning their first high school playoff game ever. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:00:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 16913 at http://kwgs.org Coach Bill Courtney: Subject of the Oscar-Winning Documentary "Undefeated"