Herschel Walker won the Heisman Trophy in 1982 and went on to become a superstar in the NFL. Now, Walker's 15-year-old son, Christian, is picking up the family tradition of extraordinary athleticism, but in competitive cheerleading. Jan Crawford sat down with the father-son duo, who say football and cheerleading have more similarities than you might think.
The boxing fight could spark a more intense battle over online piracy. Many fans avoided pay-per-view charges by using live streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat. Those apps let people watch the bout for free, even though HBO and Showtime, owned by CBS, tried to stop it. CBS News contributor and editor of NewYorker.com Nicholas Thompson joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the controversy.
Boxing is nowhere near as popular as it once was, but when a really big fight comes along the sports world pays attention. In Las Vegas the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Junior takes on Manny Pacquiao for the welterweight championship. Win or lose, both fights will cash in big time. CBS News special correspondent James Brown spoke to both of them to discuss the richest event in boxing history.
The Orioles have had an unusual week since the Baltimore protests escalated into riots. Camden Yards was locked down Saturday night, and some fans expressed frustration that they could not leave the ballpark until police deemed it safe. But John Angelos, the Orioles' executive vice president and son of owner Peter Angelos, defended protesters on Twitter and those living in economic devastation. Angelos joins “CBS This Morning” from Baltimore to discuss the ongoing situation.