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Show rundown for 2/16/2002

Olympic Controversy

The Boston Globe's John Powers details the Olympic skating scandal saga and, believe it or not, other events that have happened in the first week of the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

Olympic Security

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Bev Amsler, of member station KUER in Salt Lake City profiles the ultra-tight security measures taken to protect the Olympic games.

Info Break

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Just for the taste of it, cockroach cola.

German Bobsledders

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Mitch Teich of Arizona Public Radio profiles the German bobsled team. The Germans are heavily favored to take gold in both the two-man and four-man events, which would cap the career of one the sports legendary figures.

Mormons and the Olympics

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The Church of Latter Day Saints is using the chance to showcase their religion on the Olympic stage to the fullest. Only A Game's Karen Given reports on how the church is doing it and those in the Salt Lake City area who are against the idea of a Mormon Olympics.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Olympic Skating Skandal, fast food conspiracy and Irish America welcomes a new hero.

Chill

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Many of the snowboarders that Bill Littlefield visited with this week rarely went far beyond their Boston neighborhoods, much less to the hilly region of Western Massachusetts until they participated in CHILL. CHILL is beginners snowboard program that affords inner city and troubled youth to learn a new sport and discover something about themselves.

This program aired on February 16, 2002. The audio for this program is not available.

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