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The Tri Life and The High Life
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Authors & Triatheles Libby Hurley and Betsy Noxon join the guys live in studio to tell us about their book Tri the Journey: A Women's Inspirational Guide to Becoming a Triathlete in 12 Weeks. Then, we're living the High Life with actor Windell Middlebrooks. Plus, former big league pitcher Ralph Terry.
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Sports & Torts: Libby Hurley and Betsy Noxon
If you've ever thought about doing a triathlon, Libby & Betsy can help get you started. And don't worry - as they tell us triathlons are no longer reserved for super-athletes. Anyone can do it - including Elliott and David.
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Sports & Torts: Windell Middlebrooks
How do you know when you're living the High Life? When you're on two hit TV shows? When you're touring ballparks around the country? When you're the spokesman for one of the top beers in America? Or is it when you're on Sports and Torts?
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Sports & Torts: Ralph Terry
The 1962 World Series MVP talks about those amazing Yankees teams of the early '60, his teammates, and transitioning over to the PGA.
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TRI The Journey: A Women's Inspirational Guide To Becoming A Triathlete In 12 Weeks
In Tri the Journey, authors Libby Hurley and Betsy Noxon prove that triathlons are no longer reserved for super-athletes. This sport now attracts thousands of people who never thought they could swim, bike, and run. The best news is: triathlon races vary in distance with some shorter, more doable events available in nearly every state. Written especially for women, this clear, practical guide offers detailed information for each sport, including, a no-nonsense list of equipment, how to begin training, and foolproof tips for overcoming obstacles.

Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Ralph Terry
Ralph Willard Terry (born on January 9, 1936 in Big Cabin, Oklahoma) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1956–57, 1959–64), Kansas City Athletics (1957–59, 1966), Cleveland Indians (1965) and New York Mets (1966–67). Terry is best remembered for giving up the home run to Bill Mazeroski that won the Pittsburgh Pirates the 1960 World Series. In his 12 seasons as a player, Terry posted a career record of 107-99, with 1000 strikeouts, a 3.27 earned run average, 257 games started, 75 games finished, 20 shutouts, 11 saves, and 446 bases on balls in 1849 innings pitched. His best season was 1962, when he posted a 23-12 won-loss record. He pitched 298-2/3 innings striking out 176, while walking only 57. His 23 victories was the highest in the American League that year. In five World Series (1960–64), Terry posted a record of 2-3, 31 strikeouts and a 2.93 ERA. Both wins came in the 1962 World Series (of which he was named MVP) against the San Francisco Giants, including a 1-0 shutout in Game 7 over Giant ace Jack Sanford. That game—and thus the Series—ended with Yankee second baseman Bobby Richardson catching Willie McCovey's line drive with Willie Mays on second and Matty Alou on third; had the ball been hit a foot or so to either side, Richardson could not have caught it and San Francisco would have scored two runs and won the Series. After baseball, Terry became a professional golfer. Based on his status as a PGA of America Sectional Champion, he qualified for and played in four PGA Tour events in 1981 and 1982. In 1986, he started playing on the Senior PGA Tour. His best finish was a tie for 10th at the 1989 Showdown Classic.

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Windell Middlebrooks
Windell D. Middlebrooks is originally from Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from Sterling College in Sterling, KS in 2002 with a B.A. in Communications and Theatre Arts. He studied acting at the school under Diane Kling. From there, he moved to California to study at the University of California - Irving, and finished his masters degree in acting in 2005. He currently lives in Los Angeles. Middlebrooks has worked on The Suite Life on Deck, Hannah Montana, My Name is Earl, and Chocolate News. He is most known for his Miller High Life ads, playing a delivery person who (if he considers the situation to be adverse to "the high life", such as an $11.50 hamburger) will confiscate the Miller High Life from the area. He has appeared in HBO's Entourage and was a recurring character in the ninth season of Scrubs. Middlebrooks currrenty appears in the medical drama television series Body of Proof with Dana Delany on ABC.

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