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Olympic Controversy with John Powers

The ongoing squabbles between executives of the United States Olympic Committee have recently become as contentious as a bad soap opera. On Tuesday, USOC President Marty Mankamyer and CEO Lloyd Ward were questioned before members of the U.S. Senate about the mess. We'll talk to the Boston Globe's John Powers.

Connecticut Suns

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The WNBA announced the league's newest team, formerly the Orlando Miracle, will be the Connecticut Suns, owned and operated by the Mohegan Sun casino.

Lego My Stanley Cup

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A Lego replica of the Stanley Cup has been heisted.

Travis Phelps

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Many big league baseball players must deal with the hardship of being sent down to the farm from time to time. But there's one pro pitcher who can count on that occurence at least once every year for as long as he's in the game. Greg Echlin has this report.

Deferring All-Stars and More With Charlie Pierce

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This week Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Basketball all-stars giving it up to Mike, love-love in mixed doubles at the French Open, and celery-tossing hooligans.

Superbowl and More with Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the super battle between pirates, the latest USOC debacle, and a competition you can sink your teeth into.

Letters

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People wrote to us fuming over our "lighthearted" take on a report involving animal cruelty. But even they thought we were more entertaining than last week's Super Bowl. We'll take a peek inside the Only A Game mailbag.

Senior Weightlifter

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Imagine yourself as a weighlifter. Now imagine yourself dead-lifting your own body weight plus twenty-five percent of said weight. For most, that would seem difficult, if not impossible. But it's not for one weightlifting novice. Beverly Amsler reports.

This program aired on February 1, 2003.

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