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Show rundown for 11/17/2001

Devil Rays and Marlins

Major League baseball's contraction plans are far from complete. While lawyers prepare endless points and counterpoints, baseball fans in Tampa and Miami gently debate whether the Devil Rays or the Marlins should fall victim to contraction.

Atlantic Rowers

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This weekend, two rowers from New Zealand are expected to arrive in Barbados and claim the prize in the Ward Evans Atlantic Rowing Challenge. Actually, there is no prize, but bragging rights will be handed out freely. We'll talk to a race organizer about some of the challenge's more inspirational stories.

Info Break

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Singapore Ice Capades.

College Football

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The only consistent thing about this college football season is the chaos in the rankings and, of course, the haranguing at the BCS. Bob Cohn of the Washington Times is back to try to sort out the mess with Bill.

A War in Dixie

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For college football fans in Alabama, this is a big weekend. Alabama University faces Auburn in what's known as the Iron Bowl. For a preview, we'll talk to Ivan Maisel and Kelly Whiteside, co-authors of "A War in Dixie."

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Michael Jordan's cast, Notre Dame casting out its football coach, and Coach K can keep his job...forever.

Fox-less Foxhunting

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Animal rights groups have lobbied to ban the sport of foxhunting, even when it doesn't included the hunting of an actual fox. Reporter Ken Shulman goes along for a fox-less fox hunt and has our report.

This program aired on November 17, 2001. The audio for this program is not available.

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