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Show rundown for 3/23/2002

NCAA Tourney Update

Bill Littlefield offers the latest tournament news to fill out your men's and women's tournament brackets.

Mechelle Voepel

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We went March mad for men's college basketball last week. This week, we'll peek into the women's tourney with Mechelle Voepel of the Kansas City Star and figure out if anyone, anywhere, can beat Connecticut. And, yes we'll talk about other teams as well.

Twins

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The Minnesota Twins, once doomed for the contraction abyss, were saved by a court injunction this past off-season. Now, the team's future team rides on what happens this season. They could get a new stadium. They could be sold to an owner that will keep them in Minnesota. Or they could still succumb to contraction. WUSF's Bobbie O'Brien was in Ft. Myers, Florida to measure the mood at what could be the last spring training for the Twins.

Info Break

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Stop that damn breathing already!

Sledge Hockey

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Four years ago, the U.S. Sledge Hockey team came in last place at the Paralympics in Nagano. This year, in front of a home crowd, they won gold. Only A Game's Karen Given investigates how the team turned their fortunes around, and what's next for the sport of sledge hockey.

Hockey Death

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This week, a teenage girl died after being hit by a puck at a Blue Jackets game. Bill Littlefield updates the story.

Winter and Night

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In Warrenstown, New Jersey, the boys either play football or they are nothing. The coach is God and the only thing in life that matters is the Big Game. This is the setting for S.J Rozan's new book "Winter and Night." Rozan discusses her book with Bill Littlefield.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: NCAA's March roster of upsets, Derek Bell's Operation Shutdown, and Diego Maradona's love of pizza.

Frozen Four

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The NCAA women's Hockey Championship, or Frozen Four, is this weekend. Bill met two teams, Brown and Minnesota-Duluth, who are trying to win a championship and get used to the new-found exposure and hype surrounding their tournament.

This program aired on March 23, 2002. The audio for this program is not available.

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