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WNBA Labor Woes

The WNBA must either reach an agreement with its player's union this week, or the season will be called off altogether. We'll have the latest in the young league's labor woes.

NBA Playoff Preview with Scott Howard Cooper

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Do the Bucks, the Timberwolves and the Magic really have a chance at NBA postseason glory, or is the Laker's Fourpeat Express just hitting full speed? We'll have a preview from Scott Howard Cooper of the Sacramento Bee.

The Great Sasuke

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A masked marauder finds political prestige.

Keeth Smart

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For the first time ever, an American is the #1 fencer in the world. Keeth Smart is a New Yorker who got his start at a unique program that teaches inner-city kids the joys and disciplines of fencing. Reporter Jon Kalish has our report.

May the Best Team Win

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Major League Baseball's owners argue that unless the economic underpinnings of their game change, the business of baseball is doomed. We'll talk to Andrew Zimbalist, who addresses that conflict and much else regarding the business of the game in his new book.

Jordon Re-Re-Retires and More with Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the third time's a charm for Jordan's retirement, Umpires call for better security at ballparks, and winning the World Cup is good for a country's health.

Formula One Stops Smoking

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For decades, nary an automobile race has gone by without tobacco advertising emblazoned on the side of the car, on the side of the track, or both. But just weeks after RJR announced its taking the Winston out of NASCAR's Winston Cup, a Formula One team has gone one step further. Beginning this weekend, BMW-Williams-F1 will ride under the sponsorship of a smoking cessation product. We'll talk to the team's marketing director, Jim Wright.

Handball Museum

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At Tucson, Arizona's Handball Hall of Fame and Museum, devotees can not only learn about the history of their sport, they might likely run into one of handball's greatest players. Arizona Public Radio's Ann Heppermann visited the museum and has our story.

This program aired on April 19, 2003.

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