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NFL Season Preview with Paul Attner

Are the people who run the National Football League worried that their first weekend of rumbling and crashing will be overshadowed by baseball's splendidly crowded and chaotic race for playoff spots? No, there is no alarm in the boardrooms, let alone the gridiron itself, because this is America, and this is Pro Football, and attention must be paid. Paul Attner of the Sporting News joins us for a season preview.

Mr. Parcells goes to Dallas

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The Dallas Cowboys have become the latest woeful football team to turn to Bill Parcells for help. As Glenn Mitchell reports, Parcells' draconianism, outspokenness and downright zaniness has already taken hold in Dallas.

Six Legs are Four Too Many

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A Wisconsin jogger gets in a tangle with another runner..of the four legged type.

Ray Ratto

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Persistent rain has wreaked scheduling havoc at the U.S. Open and organizers have been scrambling. But Ray Ratto wonders: what's the problem with a little rain? This could be the best thing to happen to tennis in a long time. We'll talk with Ratto to find out why.

Meadowlark Lemon

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Meadowlark Lemon, one of the world's most popular basketball players, is now enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Only A Game's Toni Randolph went one-on-one with the Clown Prince of Basketball and filed this report.

Commentary

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Commentator Elyssa Ely recounts lessons learned at her daughter's first visit to a baseball park.

Letters

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Bill Littlefield wades through Only A Game's overflowing mailbag.

Accurate Predictions and More with Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Rick Carlisle is hired by the Pacers, Tennessee and Tampa Bay are picked for the Super Bowl, and a soccer team gets an unusual new sponsor.

The Oldest Rookie

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The relationship of vocation to avocation is a recurring theme in American life. Only A Game's Karen Given discovered one interesting variation on that theme in a sleepy corner of the Keystone state, and she has this report.

This program aired on September 6, 2003.

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