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The NBA All-Star game extravaganza is taking place this weekend in Los Angeles, a city famous for holding many a meaningless extravaganza. Eric Neel of ESPN.com will give us a preview of this weekend and of what to expect for the second half of the season.
The New Clippers
The Los Angeles Clippers, historically one of the most inept franchises in the NBA, is rebuilding...again. But Bill has found the organization may finally be heading in the right direction.
Four men, including Barry Bonds’ nutritional guru and personal trainer, have plead not guilty to federal charges related to an alleged doping ring. Bill Littlefield has the update.
Finally, a half-time surprise that will make the FCC happy.
After more than 30 years of team ownership, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig may soon be severing his ties with the Milwaukee Brewers. But some question whether the Commissioner’s involvement in the sale constitutes a conflict of interest. From Milwaukee, Wisconsin Public Radio’s Chuck Quirmbach reports.
Silent Thunder, subtitled Breaking Through Cultural, Racial, and Class Barriers in Motor Sports, is the story of the sometimes exhilarating and often thoroughly frustrating career of Leonard W. Miller.
Daytona 500 and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: three cheers for Sue...or is it more?, St. John’s cancels it’s basketball program...unless it doesn’t, and Charlie Pierce’s favorite new football team.
Bill reflects on the Boston Celtics’ Vin Baker’s on-going struggle with alcoholism which may cost him even more than the millions of dollars he stands to lose.
The Davis Cup
The men’s pro tennis tour, lacking a player with the star power of either Williams sister, has been overshadowed by the women. Bill went to the first round Davis Cup match between the U.S. and Austria held in Uncasville, Connecticut. He profiles two American players who want to help the U.S. win the Davis Cup Championship for the first time since 1995 and bring popularity of the men’s game back to where it was in the time of McEnroe, Connors and Borg.
This program aired on February 14, 2004.
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