On the 6th of May, 1954 Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile barrier in three-minutes and 59.4 seconds.(Photo: Allsport UK/Getty Images)
Season 8, Episode 22
Dollar-wise, the sports industry is surprisingly small, about the same size as the cardboard-box industry. So why does it make so much noise? Because it reflects — and often amplifies — just about every political, economic, and social issue of the day.