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It Was Said: Sports
We hold speeches from the world of sports deep in our hearts and minds as timeless moments that continue to bring us inspiration, historical context, empathy, education and more. Welcome to It Was Said: Sports, a documentary podcast that guides you through six of the most impactful and timeless speeches in sports history, including Jack Buck’s “For America” poem following the 9/11 attacks, Muhammad Ali protesting the Vietnam War, Billie Jean King championing equal pay, Tim Tebow’s promise, Hank Aaron’s Hall of Fame acceptance speech, and co-captain Harry Flournoy’s powerful statement on...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 148 ratings
A great mini-series that identifies important themes and events in sports with lessons for life and society.
Humphrey68 via Apple Podcasts · Israel · 09/06/22
Error in the Henry Aaron episode
He did not win the 1963 Triple Crown. He was the home run and RBI leader but he did not leave the league in average.
jfshoro via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/09/22
Absolutely Lovely
Great stories and Doc Rivers was an excellent choice as narrator!
AliNagle via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/10/21
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