- GM bankruptcy on the horizon?
After months of trying to avoid bankruptcy, GM appears likely to file what could be the largest industrial bankruptcy in U.S. history. That will most likely mean closed factories and dealers told they no longer will receive GM cars. And the taxpayers will own a good part of two major car makers.9:06 a.m.
David Welch: Detroit bureau chief for BusinessWeek magazine.
Doug Sprinthall: Director of new car operations, Walser Automotive Group.
John Pottow: Professor of law and bankruptcy expert at the University of Michigan.
- The nature of being a sports fan
For some people, being a sports fan is not simply about looking for diversion or appreciating the athletic talents of the players. It's about identifying with a team and being part of a larger group. Midmorning looks at the nature of sports fandom, and why we care so much whether our teams win or lose.10:06 a.m.
Chuck Klosterman: Journalist and author. His most recent novel is "Downtown Owl."
Jonah Keri: Sports and business writer. He is co-author of "Baseball Between the Numbers" and is currently working on a book about the Tampa Bay Rays.
Todd Wilkinson: Associate professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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