NCAA Podcasts

The NCAA Podcasts channel uses multiple different shows (NCAA Social Series, Inside the NCAA, College Sports Conversations) to interview individuals who have unique insight into the world of college sports. Produced by the NCAA, episodes delve into the most pressing topics of the day and offer behind-the-scenes points of view from those who shape college athletics.


The Long, Long Shot

One college athlete grew up in an Ethiopian hut made of mud and manure and ended up orphaned on the streets of Addis Ababa before coming to America, graduating from high school and becoming a scholarship distance runner. Another survived a leukemia diagnosis, three-plus years of chemotherapy and two hip replacements, but never let go of his dream of playing college baseball. On this episode, surmounting the longest of odds.


 2016-05-09  23m