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Show rundown for 12/15/2001

Owners Meetings

Major League Baseball team owners are meeting this week in Boston to spend unimaginable sums on player deals, and plead their case for contraction. Bill has the updated developments on both fronts.

Twins Man

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Bill talks to Ray Crump, owner of a Minnesota Twins souvenir shop located next to the Metrodome, to find out how business is doing and to get his take on possible major league contraction with threatens his business.

Soccer Contraction

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Bill has the story of MLS, and how it really wants to model itself after MLB.

Info Break

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Good toys or bad toys? This info break will leave you batty.

Mean Green

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Reporter Glenn Mitchell of member station KERA in Dallas visits tiny University of North Texas, where football players and fans are preparing for their first bowl appearance since Dwight Eisenhower was President.

Walsh Cup

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This weekend in New Jersey, Major League Soccer players will join high school and college standouts to compete for the Walsh Cup, soccer's silliest prize. We'll talk with former Metrostars player Billy Walsh, host of the backyard event.

Commentary

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Greed, deception and larceny? It must be the Olympics. Bill comments on the latest allegations against the Salt Lake Olympic Committee brought forth by Sports Illustrated.

Letters

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You want letters? Well, we got 'em. And, Bill reads a few of the best we received this week.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the return of contraction, the exit of a NBA coach and what is the line on snowflakes?

Gift Guide IX

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The magic, the mystery, the pageantry, the sheer wonder of "Only A Game's" annual Gift Guide cannot be described, only heard. Bill is your fearless leader on yet another tour of holiday sports gifts.

This program aired on December 15, 2001. The audio for this program is not available.

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