Rob Trucks

Auburn

The Buy-In: How Auburn Built A Women's College World Series Contender From Scratch

When Clint Myers took over a moribund Auburn softball program, he promised his players they'd be winners. When they bought in, the team started proving him right.
Rob Trucks
6.3.16
divided loyalties

Talking To Nate Thurmond, The Hall Of Famer Who's A Legend In Golden State And Cleveland

Nate Thurmond's number hangs in the rafters in both Cleveland and Golden State. We talked to him about his Hall of Fame career, divided loyalties, and Chinese food.
Rob Trucks
6.5.15
Basketball

The Famous, Anonymous Athletes Of March Madness's Most Inescapable Ad

Enterprise Rent-A-Car's "here are some college athletes who work for us" ads are ubiquitous in March. These are their instantly recognizable, unknown stars.
Rob Trucks
4.3.15
women in sports

Sexual Abuse In Women's Sports, Part V: Ex-Swimmer Jancy Thompson

In the concluding interview of our series on sexual abuse in women's swimming, Jancy Thompson talks about the depression drove her to quit the sport she loved.
Rob Trucks
6.19.14
women in sports

Sexual Abuse In Women's Sports, Part IV: Former Swimmer Debra Denithorne-Grodensky

In part four of our interview series, Debra Denithorne-Grodensky talks with Rob Trucks about her abuse at the hands of the since-convicted Andy King.
Rob Trucks
6.18.14
women in sports

Sexual Abuse in Women's Sports, Part III: Former Swimmer Katie Kelly on USA Swimming

Rob Trucks interviews swimmer Katie Kelly about Andy King, her swimming coach who pressured her into kissing a male teammate and later went to prison for sexual abuse.
Rob Trucks
6.13.14
women in sports

Sexual Abuse in Women's Sports, Part II: Gold Medalist Deena Deardurff Schmidt

In part two of a five-part interview series about sexual abuse in women's sports, Rob Trucks speaks with Olympic Gold Medalist Deena Deardurff Schmidt.
Rob Trucks
6.12.14
women in sports

Sexual Abuse in Women's Sports, Part I: Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Nancy Hogshead-Makar

Rob Trucks
6.11.14