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No one took Maggie the monkey seriously when she chose the Mighty Ducks to get to the Stanley Cup Finals. Now, Canada's best hockey experts are trying to deal with the fact that they've been upstaged by a simian. In May, before the finals began, we talked to James Duthie, Maggie the monkey's unofficial publicist.
Gold on Ice
What rhymes with curler? Well, Sandra Schmirler... Which comes in handy when writing a musical about the first team to win Olympic gold in curling. Schmirler skipped the Saskatchewan women's team to the gold in 1998. Now, the road to gold is the subject of a musical that hit the stage in communities across Saskatchewan. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Amy Jo Ehman has the story.
Pushing Aside a World Record
A Tennessee man makes push-up history.
William Nack's "My Turf"
In March, we talked to Nack about his career and his new book, "My Turf: Horses, Boxers, Blood Money and the Sporting Life."
Bill looks back at some of the best of "Only A Game." And he looks forward as well.
FIRST Robotics Competition
Robots built by teams of high school students battled it out in towns all over the country to qualify for last April's "Super Bowl of Smarts" in Houston, Texas.
African Soccer Rivalry
Just around the time that Rwanda and Uganda threatened to go to war against each other earlier this year, the two neighboring African nations had a more benign rivalry brewing. The Uganda Cranes and Rwanda Bees are vying for a spot in the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia. On March 29th, reporter Jessie Graham followed a caravan of Ugandans to a qualifying match in the Rwandan capital of Kigale, where sport, and magic, superseded politics
This program aired on August 9, 2003.
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