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Show rundown for 2/2/2002

Super Bowl Pre-game Analysis

The Only A Game episode before the Game of Games can't start without some analysis from New Orleans from the Sporting News' Paul Attner.

Homeless in Salt Lake

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We take short break from the super madness and look at the homeless situation in Salt Lake City. The homeless population has always been a tricky problem for Olympic host cities and Bev Amsler of member station KUER in Salt Lake City reports on how the city and Olympic organizers are handling this issue.

Info Break

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Pele possible pitchman for Viagra.

Olympic Bridge

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Don't laugh, it could happen, it really could. Bridge, the card game, really could become an Olympic sport one day. Bill talks to Mike Becker, President of the United States Bridge Federation about the push to make a crazy Olympic dream a reality.

Champlain College

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Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont has done away with varsity sports. Are the students complaining? You may be surprised to learn they aren't, now that they get a chance to play sports themselves.

Letters

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Bill reads some listener mail.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: The hard-luck Patriots, The Traveling Tyson Circus and what exactly is a subtropolis?

Super Bowl Haiku

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Some people, you know who you are, live for the Super Bowl. These people are not well. Even sicker are the ones who live for our annual Super Bowl Haiku. But we at "Only A Game" believe in giving the listener what they want. So Super Bowl Haiku VIII is here for your consumption. Enjoy.

Commentary

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Bill comments on how the Super Bowl is no longer a football game.

This program aired on February 2, 2002. The audio for this program is not available.

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