Latest Show: Rio's Olympic Legacy, Ichiro's Milestone, Tup Holmes
Last summer, all eyes were on Rio during the 2016 Olympics. This week, a look at Rio's legacy of displacement, despair — and resistance in Vila Autódromo.
In 1950s Atlanta, Alfred 'Tup' Holmes Fought To End Segregation In Golf
Gifted amateur golfer Alfred "Tup" Holmes challenged segregation on Atlanta's public golf courses.
16 Games In 17 Days To Witness Ichiro’s 3,000th Hit
Ben Wells' attempt to witness Ichiro Suzuki's 3,000th career hit was almost as impressive as the feat itself.
In Vila Autódromo, Resistance Continues 1 Year After Rio Olympics
We revisit Vila Autódromo a year after it was demolished to make way for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Four Futile Years As A Yale Oarsman
Yale rower Michael Danziger was mauled by a bulldog and trained with an Italian Olympian.
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Tom Meschery: The Most Interesting Man In The NBA
Tom Meschery played 10 seasons in the NBA. He led the league in personal fouls in 1962. His number 14 has been retired by the Golden State Warriors. But those numbers are quite possibly the least interesting things about him.
An award-winning weekly sports magazine hosted by veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, Only A Game puts sports in perspective with intelligent analysis, insightful interviews and a keen sense of humor.
Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss Roger Federer's eighth Wimbledon singles title. Also, Mark O'Meara's disastrous opening shot at the 2017 British Open, and why New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may wish he had skipped a recent Mets game.
Littlefield: What Jimmy Did At Tuers Park
When Bill Littlefield thinks back to his years playing baseball at Tuers Park in junior high, he remembers Jimmy. A right-handed pitcher with a non-traditional...