Kansas City Profiles Presented by Easton Roofing-Greater Than the Scoreboard-Kent Babb and "Across the River"
Danny Clinkscale: Reasonably Irreverent
A fascinating and enjoyable conversation with the former Kansas City Star reporter, who has been at the Washington Post since 2012. His own life story, and those he tells like in his new book “Across the River”, come to life honestly and amiably.
Kent Babb is a sports feature writer for the Washington Post. He writes about the NFL, college sports, the NBA, and the intersections of sports with social, cultural, and political issues.We talked about his new book, Across the River: Life, Death, and Football in an American City. It was published by HarperOne in August. Across the River is a riveting look at a high school football team in a part of New Orleans few of us ever hear about. It’s a team made up of players and coaches who have to deal with shootings and murder on a regular basis.Babb is also one of the writers included in The Year’s Best Sports Writing 2021. That’s the new anthology created by Glenn Stout. The book goes on sale October 5. Babb’s story ran in the Washington Post, and is about Anthony Guiliani, Rudy’s son, and his questionable job at the White House.
Author Kent Babb On A New Orleans High School Football Team Fighting To Win — And Survive
Tommy Tomlinson's guest on SouthBound is Kent Babb, author of the new book "Across the River" about a New Orleans high school football team facing opponents off the field more dangerous than the ones on the field.
Kent Babb on College Football and His New Book, 'Across the River: Life, Death, and Football in an American City'
The Bakari Sellers Podcast
Bakari is joined by Kent Babb, a sports features writer for The Washington Post, to talk about what we should expect from this season of college football (4:46), his new book 'Across the River' about the impact of gun violence on a New Orleans high school football team (10:34), and how writing the book changed how he covers sports (17:40).Host: Bakari SellersGuest: Kent BabbProducer: Kaya McMullen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/4/21: Washington Post sports writer & author Kent Babb
James Crepea Show
Washington Post sports writer & author Kent Babb returns to discuss his new book, Across the River, about the Edna Karr football team, its coach Brice Brown and how he tries to mentor players in a city where crime and gun violence is prevalent
Palmetto State native Kent Babb ranks among the foremost sports feature writers in the country. He has dug deep on profiles of Dabo Swinney and, more recently, Deshaun Watson. And he established a connection with Kobe Bryant in reporting a 2018 story on the superstar who died tragically earlier this week. We go deep with Kent on the process of reporting and writing such long-form profiles, his thoughts on Dabo and Deshaun, his difficulty in dealing with the death of Bryant and his daughter, and much more.
8.29.18 Podcast: Sports Editor Michelle Bruton, and WashPost Kent Babb
HWTP SPORTS TALK
Michelle Bruton, Sports Editor @OZY, discussed Sexism in sports and brokedown the Serena Williams catsuit controversy. Check out her OpEd "THIS SPORTS REPORTER SEXISM NEEDS TO GO." Washington Post reporter Kent Babb discussed his heartbreaking article "OUR CALL IS TO SAVE THEM" -- an article on gun violence -- how one New Orleans highschool coach is trying to keep his players alive.Join the conversation:On Social Media use #AskHWTPEmail us at firstname.lastname@example.orgCall us at 1 347 989 0227Missed any of our broadcasts? Click here to listen to our on-demand podcasts. HWTP Sports Talk With David Weinstein is a Sweet G. Communications production | 2018 Copyright