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Show rundown for 11/10/2001

Contraction in Minnesota

The Minnesota Twins are very likely one of the teams to go if Major League Baseball does contract. Fans across the country are asking why does baseball have to contract and if they do, why the Twins?

Contraction in Montreal

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Not many will be shocked, or even saddened, if the Montreal Expos will fold. According to the Montreal Gazette's Sean Gordon, who joined Bill in the studio by telephone, the team was spiraling downward for years and the team's extinction was just a matter of time.

Yankee Regrets

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So, you haven't shed any tears for the Yankees? Commentator Bob Ruxin offers a pinstripey tearjerker certain to elicit sobs even from Arizona Diamondback fans.

Info Break

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Only Irish speaking women allowed!

Paul Attner

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Did you lose track of what's been happening in the world of football during the excitement of the the World Series? If so, Paul Attner of the Sporting News joins us for a NFL mid-season update.

Alouettes

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The Canadian Football League Montreal Alouettes were 9 and 2 but seven straight losses had them reeling at the start of the playoffs. However, as Dave Naylor reports, their fans are still hopeful the hometown team will play for the Grey Cup when Montreal hosts the championship in on November 25th.

University Caskets

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Can you take your love of your school colors with you to the grave? Why not, says Scott Walston of Collegiate Memorials. He talks to Bill Littlefield about his line of school spirit caskets and urns.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: baseball's bogus contraction, Arizona's unnecessary protestations, and exorcism in the sports world.

Student Sailors

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When Rich Wilson set out to break a sailing speed record between New York and Melbourne, he said his main goal was to teach schoolchildren along the way. Bill Littlefield meets a few of Rich's junior mariners as they track Great American II and learn about geography, math, biology and more.

This program aired on November 10, 2001. The audio for this program is not available.

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