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Show rundown for 1/26/2002

New Orleans Hornets

New Orleans could be the newest hive for the NBA's Charlotte Hornets. Season tickets have already gone on sale in the Crescent City and Hornet fans in Charlotte are wondering what happened. We talk to one of those fans to try and find out.

Flames/Oilers

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The NHL in Canada is melting away to the warmer climes of the US. But in the frigid plains of Western Canada, the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames, although going opposite directions in the standings, still rule.

Info Break

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Porn star gives for volleyball team.

Bode Miller

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Earlier this season, Bode Miller became the first American since 1983 to win a World Cup men's slalom race. He's now considered the United State's best hope for a slalom medal at the Olympics. New Hampshire Public Radio's Doug MacPherson has the story of Bode and his athletic family from Franconia, New Hampshire.

Snowboarding

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The upcoming Olympics in Salt Lake City will feature a contrast between the guardians of the Olympic tradition and the brash interlopers of relatively new sport of snowboarding. Allen St. John of the New York Times Magazine dissects this clash of styles.

Haiku Contest

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Every year, Bill Littlefield treats listeners to line after line of Super Bowl Haiku. This year, we're offering the opportunity to get in on the action. We're taking haiku submission, and the best entry will be read on the air. Submissions can be made at onlyagame.wbur.org/onlinefeatures/haiku2002/ or by calling 617-353-0706.

Charlie Pierce

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Bob Oakes and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: NFL playoffs, Olympic shenanigans, and a triathlon accused of witchcraft.

Game Face

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What does a female athlete look like? That's the question Jane Gottesman tried to answer in a book and exhibition now on display in Salt Lake City. Bill Littlefield talked to Gottesman about the project, called Game Face.

This program aired on January 26, 2002. The audio for this program is not available.

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