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Conference Championships with Paul Attner
Remarkably, given the number of teams with mediocre records that squeezed into the NFL playoffs, none of the clubs still in contention for the Super Bowl has won fewer than 12 games or lost more than 5. Paul Attner prepares us for this weekend's Conference Championships.
Lakers in Farsi
There are nearly 70 foreign players from more than 35 countries currently playing in the NBA. Not one of them is from Iran. But, as KPCC's Steve Julian reports, that hasn't stopped a Los Angeles radio station from becoming the first in the nation to broadcast NBA games in Farsi.
Boars Gone Wild
Wild boars rampage through a german sports center.
Golden Voices of Baseball
In his book and the two compact discs accompanying it, Ted Patterson tells the stories of some of baseball's most accomplished play-by-play announcers.
We're still fielding congratulations for the Rutabega Curling piece we ran two weeks ago. We'll take a peek inside the Only A Game mailbag.
NFL and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the NFL Conference Championships, Troy Aikman's ill-conceived return, and Pete Rose for the Hall of Fame.
On Tuesday night, Tennessee's Pat Summitt became one of only four Division I coaches to have won 800 games. We'll talk to Coach Summitt about her achievement.
University of Connecticut
The second remarkable basketball number in the news this week is much smaller than 800. With it's 54th win in a row, the University of Connecticut women's team has tied the record for consecutive wins by a Divsion I women's team. We'll talk to the Hartford Courant's Jeff Goldberg about UCONN's quest for 55.
This program aired on January 18, 2003.
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