- Sorting through the split verdict at Guantanamo
In the first Guantanamo war crimes trial, a U.S. military jury sentenced Salim Hamdan, a former driver for Osama bin Laden, to five and a half years in prison, including five years and a month already served at Guantanamo Bay. Military prosecutors sought a sentence of 30 years to life in prison.11:00 a.m.
Scott Silliman: Professor of the practice of law
and executive director, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security.
- The role of sports in America
A panel of all-star sports industry experts including columnist Christine Brennan, economist Andrew Zimbalist, CEO of the New York Mets Fred Wilpon, ESPN executive vice president John Walsh and reporter Jeremy Schaap shared the stage during the fourth annual Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss sports and American society.12:00 p.m.
Christine Brennan: Sports columnist for USA Today, commentator on ABC News and ESPN and a contributor to National Public Radio's Morning Edition.
Andrew Zimbalist: Professor of economics at Smith College. He's also author of several books, including "Baseball and Billions."
Fred Wilpon: CEO of the New York Mets.
John Walsh: Executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN Inc. and the ESPN Internet Group.
Jeremy Schaap: Sportswriter, reporter and host of Outside the Lines, an award-winning sports news and interviews program on ESPN. He's also author of "Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History."
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