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Show rundown for 3/16/2003

NCAA Tourney Update

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

Boston University

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Not every team in the NCAA tournament enjoys sold out crowds and loyal fans throughout the season. At a school like Boston University, better known for hockey than for basketball, teams are likely to play in relative obscurity until the conference championship game. Bill Littlefield meets with some students on the bandwagon.

Cael Sanderson

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Iowa State's Cael Sanderson is 154-0 going into Thursday's NCAA wrestling championships. Only A Game's Greg Echlin has this profile on him.

Info Break

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ESPN finds a new way to increase ratings.

Native Pride

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Bill Littlefield talks to Solomon Little Owl, a member of the intramural basketball team, Native Pride, at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. Little Owl and his teammates have adopted a new team mascot, The Fighting White, to protest the use of Native American mascots.

Turin Olympics

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The Paralympic flame has not yet been extinguished in Salt Lake City, but already the eyes of the world are turning to the next Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy. Reporter Nancy Greenleese visits Turin for a preview of the 2006 Winter Games.

Letters

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Bill rolls out the Only A Game virtual mailbag and reads a few electronic mail messages.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: NCAA tournament upsets, Baseball's new body-armor rules, and boxing (celebrity and otherwise).

Paralympics Update

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Bill updates the medal count at the Paralympics in Salt Lake City.

Non-cheerleaders

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We'll visit Codman Academy, a small charter school in Boston's inner city. For their first sports team, the boys asked to play basketball. The girls, on the other hand, wanted to be cheerleaders for the basketball team. We'll meet with school administrators who said that wasn't good enough.

This program aired on March 16, 2003. The audio for this program is not available.

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