Eddie George reached heights few have ever achieved on the football field before he hit the low many NFL players find themselves in post-career. But he was able, after therapy, to remake himself in the world of business and entertainment. Watch 60 Minutes Sports Wednesday February 5th at 10PM ET/PT on Showtime.
As U.S. Olympic-gold skiing favorite Mikaela Shiffrin crashes ski gates, she's smashing records. At 18, she is the youngest woman to win a world championship title in 28 years. And if she continues her winning ways, she could become the youngest alpine skier to win an Olympic gold medal. Sharyn Alfonsi profiles Shiffrin and talks to her parents, whose guidance and genes help explain how she got to be so good so young.
Watch a preview of the January edition of 60 MINUTES SPORTS. Topics include: ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin, former NFL players, Vincent Wilfork and Brent Jones, and the GoPro camera. Wednesday, January 8 at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME.
The Olympic gold wunderkind is back to a strict training regimen after a lull that included some fun downtime and unimpressive races. He tells Anderson Cooper he's ready for the London Games in a profile on Sunday, May 6 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
A prominent doctor who treats childhood obesity believes the high amount of sugar in the American diet is killing us. And, as Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports, new studies seem to support his theory that sugar is toxic. Watch 60 Minutes, Sunday April 1 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
A wrongfully convicted man whose prosecutor is now being investigated for withholding evidence is calling for greater accountability of prosecutors nationwide. Lara Logan reports on Sunday, March 25 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
60 Minutes reports on face blindness, a condition that prevents people from recognizing faces -- even those of their own family members. Lesley Stahl reports on Sunday, March 18 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
The sophisticated computer worm that sabotaged Iran's nuclear program is now out there, its idea and methods exposed to terrorists or rogue nations who could use them to create their own cyberweapon. Watch Steve Kroft's report on Sunday, March 4 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
More parents are holding their children back in school to give them an age advantage. Watch Morley Safer's report on a rising trend called "redshirting" this Sunday, March 4 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Tennis great Andre Agassi talks with Katie Couric about his mid-career depression that drove him to use the drug crystal meth. Agassi reveals that for most of his career, he actually disliked tennis because he had been forced to play by his father. Agassi and his wife Steffi Graf no longer play much tennis but Couric and "60 Minutes" cameras are there as they hit the court for fun.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is one of the most sensual and photographed women in the world. And she's as alluring and passionate in this interview as she is on the big screen! Cruz takes Charlie Rose of "60 Minutes" back to her old neighborhood in Madrid, where she studied dance and began her dreams of stardom.
Michael Vick was once one of the most electrifying and highest paid players in the National Football League. His life came crashing down after he was sent to prison for his role in an illegal dog fighting operation. In his first interview upon release from jail, Vick talks with James Brown of "60 Minutes" about how he has changed, his commitment to working with the Humane Society and renewing his NFL career.
The use of drugs in horseracing has reached critical mass - putting riders and animals at risk. Armen Keteyian reports on a sport that could be in for some major changes. Plus, Sharyn Alfonsi profiles fitness guru Kelly Starrett, whose emphasis on correct posture and motion in exercise is making waves in the workout world and beyond. And a rare look inside the ultimate tennis club: Wimbledon. Mark Phillips goes behind the ivy and finds a few changes - including a new role for bad boy John McEnroe.
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Retired athletes, head trauma and the state-of-the-art Center for Brain Health. Making competitors out of the Chicago Cubs. Plus, New Zealand's All Blacks and the brutal battle that is rugby.
The Egyptian TV host has been labeled a traitor for his satire, but Bassem says that won't stop him from poking fun at the powerful; then, Morley Safer explores the new, hardly regulated world of commercial drones; and, The hot sauce industry is on fire with revenue of more than a billion dollars, but it all began with just one name: Tabasco.
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight; then, An inside look at the people behind the revolution that resulted in the parliamentary ouster of President Victor Yanukovych and Russia's power grab in Crimea; and, A new $1.3 billion radio telescope is allowing scientists to see parts of the universe they've seen never before, offering insight into how it all began.
A look at Gov. Chris Christie's plans to legalize sports gambling in New Jersey; snowboarder Jeremy Jones visits some of the most remote mountain ranges on the planet; a report on Michigan's football-team counselor Greg Harden.
When shots rang out in the Ohio HS, coach Frank Hall ran toward them instead of away, saving an untold number of young lives; then, Wolfgang Beltracchi fooled the experts for decades in an art scam that netted him and his partners millions of dollars; and, Liam Neeson speaks about his wife's untimely death, his childhood and how his age is beginning to conflict with his action star roles.
Businessman Bill Browder says his life has been threatened as a result of his claims of corruption in the Russian government; then, David Martin gets an inside look at what makes the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter the most expensive weapons system in history; and, Cate Blanchett is famous for morphing into her roles, but tells Lesley Stahl that each time she worries she won’t pull it off.
More and more, scientists are realizing that the differences between the sexes are dangerously understudied; then, Anderson Cooper reports on the 100,000 Homes Campaign, an innovative approach to fighting homelessness; and, The great character actor who died suddenly last week talked candidly about his addictions with Steve Kroft in 2006
Scott Pelley reports on severe shortcomings in the state of mental health care for young people in the U.S.; then, "Year Up" trains thousands of disadvantaged youth for internships that often lead to corporate jobs; and, departing Tonight Show host Jay Leno talks in depth for the first time about losing his NBC late-night perch twice.
A first look at the details in the doping case of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez, including an interview with Major League Baseball’s chief witness against him, Anthony Bosch -- who says he injected Rodriguez with banned substances; then, hear from the League’s COO Rob Manfred and baseball commissioner Bud Selig; and, Imagine being able to remember virtually every day of your life. As Lesley Stahl reports, it’s a kind of memory that is brand new to science.
The first name in news magazines is now the last word in sports. The award-winning team behind '60 Minutes' turns its investigative eye towards the world of sports.
Despite billions invested by the U.S. government in so-called “Cleantech" energy, Washington and Silicon Valley have little to show for it; then, Kim Dotcom ran a site called "Megaupload" and calls himself a businessman, but U.S. authorities call him a copyright thief; and, Volcanoes are found all over the world and many could spew lava and mass destruction -- we just don't know when.
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