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Martha vs. Annika

Last year at this time, the hunt for the green jacket was overshadowed by coverage of Martha Burke and her protest against Augusta National's membership policies. As "Only A Game" reporter Karen Given found out, that furor has not entirely died down.

NHL Hockey with Helene

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Helene Elliot of the Los Angeles Times analyzes the first round of possibly the last NHL post-season in a long time.

Banned Because of Beer

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Beer is good for you, unless you are a Detroit Tigers fan.

Adam Hyzdu Finale

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We'll have the final entry of the Adam Hyzdu audio diary. Adam deals with being sent down to the minors. Plus, Bill has a follow up with Adam in Pawtucket the Red Sox' triple A affiliate.

The Ticket Out

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In 1979, the baseball coach at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles assembled a team so rich in potential that Darryl Strawberry may have been the fourth-best player. In "The Ticket Out," Michael Sokolove tells the stories of what happened to Darryl Strawberry and the rest of the group he calls "The Boys of Crenshaw."

Baseball's Opening Day and More with Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Major League Baseball begins stateside, who will be the NBA Rookie of the Year, and sticking the landing.

Mah Jong

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In American Mah Jong, players use 152 tiles, with which they "kong" and "pong" "flowers." they can also use approximately fifty "special hands." Additionally, only the winner is paid. Simple, right? Actually, explaining the intricacies of Mah Jong strategy -American, Chinese Classical, Hong Kong Old Style, Japanese Modern or otherwise- would take hours if not days. But that hasn't stopped American enthusiasts from adopting this Chinese import, as Charlie Schroeder reports.

This program aired on April 10, 2004.

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