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In the Moment with David Greene

Religion of Sports | PRX

The most adrenaline-charged, fist-pumping moments in sports happen in the blink of an eye for fans. But those moments are years in the making for athletes. And the impact of them can last a lifetime.

In the Moment is a new podcast from the people who brought you Man in the Arena. Every Tuesday, host David Greene takes you inside the mind of an athlete at a pivotal moment in their career. David combines his experience as the former host of NPR’s Morning Edition with the passion of a diehard sports fan to relive some of the biggest moments in sports.

From Religion of Sports and PRX.

2021, 2022

The most adrenaline-charged, fist-pumping moments in sports happen in the blink of an eye for fans. But those moments are years in the making for athletes. And the impact of them can last a lifetime.

In the Moment is a new podcast from the people who brought you Man in the Arena. Every Tuesday, host David Greene takes you inside the mind of an athlete at a pivotal moment in their career. David combines his experience as the former host of NPR’s Morning Edition with the passion of a diehard sports fan to relive some of the biggest moments in sports.

From Religion of Sports and PRX.

2021, 2022

MAN IN THE ARENA Part 6: Time Out

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December 21, 202129min 56sec

Time just seems to move differently in football. There are 60 minutes on the game clock, but the games take three hours to play.

For the players, time can seem to slow down at certain moments, during certain plays. But then... the whole season seems to go by quickly. And most careers are over in only a few years.

And it's not just football. For all of us, time flies, it crawls, it stands still, and when we look back we think... Where did it go?

This episode looks at what “football time” can show us about time itself, why we perceive it so differently depending on what we’re doing, and how we may be able to change that…

GUESTS: Chris Matthews, Sport and Performance Psychologist Mike Gervais, Mike Reiss

Thanks to ESPN and the CFL for the clips used in this episode.