Bryan Houston’s Interview with Author Jeff Pearlman comparing the 1980’s Lakers with the 1990’s Cowboys
By Bryan Houston
Author Jeff Pearlman, who wrote the book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980’s and “Boys Will Be Boys” depicting the 1990’s Dallas Cowboys, talked to RattleandHumSports.com host Bryan Houston March 17th 2014. Jeff compares and contrasts the two dynasty’s with Bryan, detailing the dynamics between the two organizations. Jeff shares his insight on the players and the leadership that made up the two organizations during their championship runs.
About the Author
Jeff Pearlman is a columnist for SI.com. He has worked as a columnist for ESPN.com and Yahoo.com, a senior writer for Sports Illustrated, a features writer for Newsday and — amazingly — as The (Nashville) Tennessean’s food and fashion writer. He is the author of two New York Times best-sellers–Boys Will Be Boys, a biography of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys, and The Bad Guys Won, a biography of the 1986 New York Mets. He is also the author of a pair of, ahem, non-New York Times’ best-seller, Love Me, Hate Me: Barry Bonds and the Making of an Anti-Hero, and The Rocket That Fell to Earth: Roger Clemens and the Rage for Baseball Immortality. Pearlman lives in New York with his wife and two children, and enjoys Kirk Cameron films, T-shirts and the taste of gum. Jeff has turned his focus to writing books and his most recent book “Showtime” is a New York Times Best Seller.