GUESTS: MICHAEL ERIC DYSON *Ida B. Wells-Barnett University Professor at DePaul University, Chicago *Author, Race Rules: Navigating the Color Line (Vintage Books, 1997) *Author, I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.(Free Press, forthcoming, Fall 1999) LEN ELMORE *Former NBA player *Attorney specializing in sports and entertainment law *College Basketball Analyst for ESPN The Comeback - it happens in all areas of life: politics, entertainment, sports. In 1997, when Golden State Warrior Latrell Sprewell choked his coach during basketball practice, many in the media and the sports world thought he was finished, his career over for good. But in recent weeks Sprewell has led a battered New York Knicks team to the NBA finals amid accolades for his agility and performance on the court. What is it about athletes, and African-American athletes in particular, that forces them into the hero, pariah, comeback hero path? Join Ray Suarez and guests for a conversation about the celebration and vilification of star athletes.