Dan joined the station in 2004 as producer of WNYC’s All Things Considered and later moved on to Morning Edition. He works closely with the show’s host to keep the content interesting and fresh. He also handles breaking news, such as the transit strike, and reports on a variety of stories, ranging from the court battle over same sex marriage to the efforts to bring a NASCAR race track to Staten Island.
Guns and Football
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
New York, NY —
Guns and football. It's a combination that's far more common than just the Plaxico Burress incident this weekend. The Giants put an end to the star wide receiver's season and suspended him for action's "detrimental to the team." But Burress is certainly not the only athlete who carries a gun. Many do so because they fear for their lives - a point made more clear by news that another Giant receiver, Steve Smith, was robbed at gunpoint outside his Clifton, N.J., home last week. David Fleming wrote an article called "Living Scared" for the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine, and he joins us now.