Diana Nyad http://tpr.org en Diana Nyad's Accomplishment Makes America's Cup Look All Wet http://tpr.org/post/diana-nyads-accomplishment-makes-americas-cup-look-all-wet For sportswriters the fattest target has always been the America's Cup. It's too easy. It's like all those political writers who make fun of vice presidents and think they're being original. Sportswriters have been going har-de-har-har about the America's Cup even long before one of their wags said it was like watching paint dry. Or like watching grass grow. One or the other. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:25:00 +0000 Frank Deford 18265 at http://tpr.org Diana Nyad's Accomplishment Makes America's Cup Look All Wet Diana Nyad: Dream Accomplished http://tpr.org/post/diana-nyad-dream-accomplished Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Finally, we want to end today's program on an inspiring note. We want to talk about Diana Nyad. The 64-year-old recently became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. That's a distance of 110 miles. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:05:00 +0000 editor 17800 at http://tpr.org Diana Nyad 1st To Complete Cuba-To-Florida Swim Without Shark Cage http://tpr.org/post/diana-nyad-1st-complete-cuba-florida-swim-without-shark-cage <em><strong>Note:</strong> Now that Nyad has reached shore, we have removed the live video stream.</em><p><div class="sep"></div><p><strong>Update 2:02 p.m.:</strong> She made it. On her fifth try, American swimmer Diana Nyad has become the first to swim to Florida from Cuba without a shark cage. She arrived this afternoon in Key West, where a crowd had gathered on the beach to see her achieve what Nyad called a &#8220;lifelong dream.&#8221;<p><div class="sep"></div><p><strong>1:04 p.m.:</strong> The flotilla of ships helping U.S. Mon, 02 Sep 2013 20:07:00 +0000 editor 17760 at http://tpr.org Diana Nyad 1st To Complete Cuba-To-Florida Swim Without Shark Cage SXSW 2013 Review: "The Other Shore" http://tpr.org/post/sxsw-2013-review-other-shore <p><a href="http://www.diananyad.com/" target="_blank">Diana Nyad</a> is an athlete obsessed, but what's so unusual about that? Athletes are supposed to be obsessed. But to say Diana Nyad is a woman obsessed, now that's what makes her story so compelling, even worthy of a movie. And that movie was recently given several special screenings at <a href="http://sxsw.com/film" target="_blank">SXSW</a>.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 06:02:57 +0000 James Baker 8571 at http://tpr.org SXSW 2013 Review: "The Other Shore"