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Baseball's Chaotic Offseason

Baseball's hot stove is no longer simply hot, it's reaching critical mass, as in Boston, Mass where Red Sox fans are tearing their hair, as usual. Tim Kurkjian of ESPN breaks down the on-again, off-again, on-again, off-again, now maybe possibly on again blockbuster trade of all time between the Red Sox and Texas Rangers. And maybe there'll be talk of other teams, if that matters.

Hometown Athletes

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Young athletes entering the world of big time professional sports usually pack up and leave home to play in distant lands. Draft day decisions can send California beach dudes packing off to the frigid Northeast or Alberta farm boys heading for the sunny shores of Miami. But a few get to play the pro game in the region they've always called home. from member station KUOW in Seattle, John Moe has this report.

Story of the Year

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The best story of the year is exposed as a fish tale.

The New PBA

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Which sports league was rescued from bankruptcy by three fans who had a little money to spare? From Uncasville, Connecticut, Only A Game's Karen Given has the answer.

Tao of Yao

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Now in his sophomore season with the Houston Rockets, Yao Ming, the seven-foot five-inch center, is perhaps the world's best known NBA player.

Appetite for A-Rod and More with Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss, the appetite for A-Rod, the most insignificant bowls, and the real reason to watch hockey.

Letters

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Bill dips into the official "Only A Game" mailbag.

Fruitcake Eating Contest

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Are you the not-so-hungry recipient of a traditional holiday fruitcake this Yuletide season? Well, you're not alone.

This program aired on December 20, 2003.

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