Known for his succinct style on the air, the broadcaster was teamed with the exuberant Madden for years on CBS and Fox. He was also the voice of the Masters golf tournament and U.S. Open tennis. Summerall died Tuesday. He was 82.
There's more buzz than usual this year around baseball legend Jackie Robinson, who made his major league debut on April 15, 1947. But commentator Frank Deford says there isn't enough buzz in college athletics to help shape the Robinsons of the future.
Sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about Monday's events at the Boston Marathon, the place the marathon holds in the life of the city, its importance in the international world of running, and the history of attacks at sporting events.
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