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Show rundown for 10/20/2001

Baseball Roundup

Bill Littlefield updates the latest in the Major League Baseball playoffs.

Those Blessed Yankees

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Why do the Yankees always manage to win when it counts? Have they signed some sort of infernal contract? Or does their success come from a higher source? For answers, we turn to Father Joseph Curry, Yankees fan and Professor of Theology at Fordham University.

The Little Flutie

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We'll re-visit the continuing saga of the little quarterback who can, even though they said he couldn't. Reporter Michelle Seaton presents: Doug Flutie, the San Diego years.

Info Break

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An auction to end all auctions.

Hoop Roots

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Bill talks to John Edgar Wideman, author of 'Hoop Roots: Basketball, Race and Love'. They delve into the book, which explores all the levels of playground basketball and their meaning to society and the author himself.

Letters

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Only A Game's mailbox was swamped with letters this week. Bill Littlefield will read some of them.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: those damn Yankees, NASCAR attempts to be safer, and PETA goes after a mascot.

MLS Championship Game

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Matt Burnhart, Columbus Crew fan and this year's organizer of the annual Supporter's Summit joins Bill. The summit, held before each MLS Cup, is a chance for fans to get together with league officials and discuss the issues facing the sport.

Cyberaerobics

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Physical Education teacher Dan Latham was tired of teaching kids who were tired of the same old P.E. classes. So, he created cyberaerobics, a combination of video games and fitness equipment that has kids lining up for class. From member station KLON, Nick Roman joins Southern California's latest fitness craze.

This program aired on October 20, 2001. The audio for this program is not available.

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