CHICAGO (WGN RADIO) — The IOC says the Summer Games are full steam ahead, despite coronavirus worries. Nevertheless, many are speculating whether the games will actually happen.
In our athlete spotlight segment, we talk with Chicago Sky standout Diamond DeShields as she tries to make Team USA for 5×5 women’s basketball. Her dad and brother are professional baseball players, but she’s hoping to walk in her mother’s shoes.
Plus, we’ll discuss:
- Softball pitcher Monica Abbott can send you a birthday greeting!
- Simone Biles weighs in on the toll of the USA Gymnastics settlement over the Dr. Larry Nassar scandal.
- Quest For Gold – Episode 28: USA Rhythmic Gymnast Laura Zeng: “I feel like I finally found my groove”
- Quest for Gold – Episode 27: Will Coronavirus impact the 2020 Olympics?
- Quest for Gold – Episode 26: Robbie Hummel on 3×3 Basketball: “I was so done with playing…but this kinda popped up”
- Quest For Gold – Episode 25: Thomas Jaeschke on making the 2020 U.S. men’s volleyball Olympic roster: “I can feel the energy in my body, how bad I want it.”