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The flip sides of free agency

In this week's Keeping Score podcast, sports agent Rick Davis explains some of the dynamics that have let NFL stars land big contracts while some of baseball’s big names felt left out in the cold.

U.S. beach volleyball's future up in the air

Phil Dalhausser won a gold medal in beach volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He discusses the challenges facing the sport and the opportunities. He also talks about the growth of the game among girls and young women. Plus, sports marketing expert Rick Horrow weighs in on the revenue model of the sport.

720 million rea$ons to host the Super Bowl

Arizona Office of Tourism Director Debbie Johnson discusses the economic impact of hosting large events like the Super Bowl and Final Four. While the state’s former speaker of the house Andy Tobin talks about the role sports can play in establishing lasting business relationships for the state. Plus why the Olympic movement was the big winner in Pyeongchang.

Why Wednesday is the most important day of a PGA tournament

PGA tour champion Scott McCarron explains why Pro-Am Day which is usually held on a Wednesday is the most important of a tournament week. He also discusses his experience playing the PGA TOUR Champions circuit which consists of players over 50. Plus my thoughts on what golf needs to do to grow the sport.

Scott Hamilton on the importance of failure

Gold medal winner Scott Hamilton talks about why failure is key to success. The figure skating champion also gives his take on the competition on the ice at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and discusses his fight to overcome cancer and raise money for the cause.

This week in sports: Welcome to Pyeongchang

Listen to this week’s Keeping Score podcast. Rick Horrow sat down with International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel to discuss the Olympics, the sport’s global potential and the NHL’s bruising decision not to allow players to participate in Pyeongchang:

Can Olympic hockey survive without the NHL?

International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel discusses the decision of the National Hockey League to not pause its season to allow its players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. He also talks about the future of the sport and his interesting career path that has included stints as a dentist and a hockey referee.