The Wheel of Sport
The Elusive Nine Dart Finish
The wonderful world of darts is brash and entertaining but there is no moment more special than a player hitting a '9 Dart Finish'. They are so rare that only a handful of players had made one before the 2000s. In this episode, we track the history of this elusive finish to a wonderful finale in the 2010 match between Phil Taylor and James Wade. A feat was acheived that may never be repeated.
Torquay United - The Jaws of Victory
Torquay United FC, a struggling team on England's south coast, were destined for relegation out of the Football League in 1987. They found themselves down in their last game before an outside influence changed the game on its head. What was that influence, how did it change the game and did Torquay manage to survive the dreaded drop?Find out with Matt and Ian in another cracking episode of The Wheel of Sport.
The Nail - Gus 'Honeycomb' Johnson
Gus Johnson was a terrific basketball player. He had admirers across America. Johnson's exceptional leap had gained notoriety and allowed Johnson to elevate his game to an impressive level. However, it was when Johnson was in a bar in Idaho that his legend was cemented into sporting and social history.This is the story of 'The Nail'.