Ohio: Sports and Mentality

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In Ohio, sports fans often expect the worst from their teams — and that expectation is often fulfilled. Our special pre-inaugural broadcast continues live from Columbus, Ohio, with a discussion of the culture of failure.


Terry Pluto, sports columnist, The Akron Beacon Journal; author of 21 books including his latest, False Street: How the New Browns Were Set Up to Fail



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