Tag: #family

  • BOT 185 – Special Guest – Eric Hechtman

    Famed tennis coach of Venus and Serena Williams, Eric Hechtman, recently took some time to chat with Bruthas on Tennis. Listen to Eric talk about his upbringing, love of nature, family and who’s on his music playlist. Of course, he talks about Venus and Serena Williams, and what it’s like to coach sisters and legends of the game. Take a seat and meet Mr. Eric Hechtman…

  • King Richard – Behind the Scenes – Isha Price, Executive Producer

    For the 4th and final installment of our King Richard behind the scenes series, we bring you Isha Price - Executive Producer and Williams Family Consultant. Isha has probably the most unique view on the project as she saw it all firsthand. She lived it; this was HER life portrayed onscreen. We're sure you will enjoy this special interview as much as we have enjoyed bringing you the entire series. -- Bruthas on Tennis

  • BOT 148 – The Bakers

    It's been a while since we've had a feel-good story for you and on this episode, so here we introduce the Baker family. Father Darryl, along with son Jackson and daughter MacKenzie published an original coloring and activity book during the pandemic. 25 Most Influential Black Tennis Figures, Past and Present is a fun and historical book aimed at educating a younger audience about the history of Black tennis players. Listen to the Bruthas chat with the Baker family about their goals and experience gained while becoming published authors. The book can be purchased online through Amazon. Enjoy...

  • BOT 145: “King Richard” Review Panel

    We know you've been waiting for it fam, and right here, right now, we're going to give it to ya! The highly-anticipated "King Richard" film has been on The Bruthas' radar for a while now, and its recent release has spawned multiple thought-provoking reactions and emotions...not only from The Bruthas, but from the viewing public as well. On this episode, they explore their inner-most thoughts around the film in a public forum with a few friends, Cecil Harris and Albert Chen. Both Cecil and Albert host the popular series "All-American," a podcast focusing on sports icons. Check out Season One here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/all-american-tiger-woods/id1525472214?i=1000488643448 Season Two of "All-American" will focus on Venus and Serena, so be sure to check that out when it drops in 2022! Peep their bios below, and enjoy the show! Cecil Harris is a veteran sports journalist who covered the 2018 U.S. Open for the New York Daily News. In the 1990's he covered U.S. Opens and tennis tournaments at Madison Square Garden for Gannett Newspapers. He's also the author of four books: "Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution," "Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams Sisters," "Call the Yankees My Daddy: Reflections on Baseball, Race, and Family," and "Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey." Albert Chen is an author, journalist and podcast producer. He was a senior editor and staff writer at Sports Illustrated and wrote “Billion Dollar Fantasy,” a book about sports gambling.