Status: NFL cornerback. Played with New York Jets (2005-2009) and Arizona Cardinals (2010-2012). 2006 All-Pro.
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 212
DOB: August 2, 1982 In: Birmingham, AL
Childhood Heroes: “My dad Jerome. Jerry Rice and Steve Young.”
Hobbies/Interests: “Video games. I like to play tennis. Movies.”
Nickname: “QB. I played quarterback ever since I was young.”
Status: Trainer of Kentucky Derby winner Orb.
DOB: Jan. 6, 1951 In: Lexington, Kentucky
Childhood Heroes: “Well, it wasn’t in horse racing. I was more interested in golf so I liked Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan.”
Hobbies/Interests: “I like to fish, play golf. Mostly I’m around the barn and that’s kinda really what my hobby [...]
Status: Head coach of the Syracuse University basketball team which is expected to compete at the upcoming NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March. Are you ready to bet on March Madness?
Ht: 6-4 Wt: 205
DOB: Nov. 17, 1944 In: Lyons, N.Y.
Childhood Heroes: “Jack Nicklaus, Henry Aaron, Jim Brown, Ernie Davis.”
Nickname: “Bobo. P.J. Carlesimo calls me that one. [...]
Status: Anchor and Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News.
DOB: May 5, 1959 In: Ridgewood, N.J.
Childhood Heroes: “Henry Aaron, Walter Cronkite, Lyndon B. Johnson, my father and mother.”
Hobbies/Interests: “NASCAR. I love driving stock cars.”
Favorite Movies: “The Thomas Crown Affair – the original version. The American President. The Godfather and The Godfather Part II.”
Musical Tastes: “I’m all [...]
Status: Former Welterweight and Middleweight champion.
DOB: April 2, 1927 In: Canastota, New York
Childhood Heroes: “Jimmy Braddock, Joe Di Maggio, Joe Louis, Willie Pep.”
Childhood Dream: “To fight for the world championship in Yankee Stadium and win. It came true in 1957 against Ray Robinson. Ain’t too many boys who can say their dream [...]
Status: NASCAR driver. Drives the No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet Impala for Hendrick Motor Sports in the Sprint Cup Series.
Ht: 5-7 Wt: 150
Born On: August 4, 1971 In: Vallejo, California
Childhood Heroes: “I was a huge Steve Kinzer fan. I followed a lot of open-wheel racing as a kid living down on the west coast. And sprint [...]
Childhood Heroes: “I can’t say my father can I? Big Graig Nettles fan. And I was always fascinated by the guys who walked the moon.”
Hobbies/Interests: “I’m very diversified. I enjoy music, I enjoy sports – Jets season tickets, play guitar, sing a little bit – sang in showers and l sing a lot in my [...]
(Note: This Biofile was done with Ernie Els at the Westchester Country Club one week after his 1997 U.S. Open win.)
Status: Pro golfer. Winner of 1994 and 1997 U.S. Open and 2002 and 2012 British Open. Former World #1 ranked golfer.
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 210
DOB: October 17, 1969 In: Johannesburg, South Africa
Childhood Heroes: [...]
After several failed attempts on my own, I tried to do this Biofile Interview with Marcelo Rios after his first round win at the 1999 U.S. Open against Martin Damm 64 76 36 57 61 at Interview Room 1 (August 30, 1999).
USTA: Questions for Marcelo Rios. (There were only three or four reporters there for [...]
Status: Former Heavyweight champion (1952-1956). Final ring record: 49-0 (43 KO’s). Made six successful title defenses. Only heavyweight champion to retire undefeated.
DOB: September 1, 1923 in Brockton, MA Passed: August 31, 1969
Childhood Heroes: “Tony Lanzeri, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis – he spoke so reverently of him. Felt he was as classy a guy as he [...]
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