New Format for "SportsLetter"

"SportsLetter," the online newsletter published by the Amateur Athletic Foundation from its West Adams headquarters, has changed its format. For the current edition, I interviewed The Sibs, the SoCal-based, brother-sister filmmaking team of Colin Keith Gray and Megan Raney Aarons. Their documentary, "Freedom's Fury," is about the "blood-in-the-water" match between Hungary and the Soviet Union at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. And, yes, Quentin Tarantino and Lucy Liu served as executive producers. I also interviewed writer Brad Snyder, author of A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports (Viking). Flood spent his final years in L.A.; the year before Flood's death here, in 1997, Ron Curran wrote the last major profile of Flood for the L.A. Weekly.

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