Sports legends by the numbers, Effective apologies

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Bart Starr
In this Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr waves to fans during the Packers’ NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Green Bay, Wis. Jeffrey Phelps/AP Photo

Some athletes become synonymous with their jersey number or statistical records. We sort through which legends can lay claim to different numbers. We also talk with the authors of a book on how to make better apologies and avoid making a situation worse.

Featured in this Show

  • Sorting out sports legends by their jersey numbers

    A new book features stats-driven picks for which sports legends “own” each number, between 1 and 100. We dive into the debates and hear some of the co-authors’ choices.

  • Sorry, but we need to learn to apologize better

    Awful celebrity non-apology apologies are a staple of our culture. Regular people can be pretty bad at apologizing, too. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Our guests have written a guide to how to give a truly good apology — and what to do when you’re not getting the apology you deserve.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Paul Hembekides Guest
  • Marjorie Ingall Guest
  • Susan McCarthy Guest

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