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Show rundown for 9/18/2004

Original Stars Hockey League

To the surprise of no one, the National Hockey League has locked out its players in a contract dispute that shows no signs of being resolved. But there will still be hockey, featuring the pros. The Original Stars Hockey League is already underway, with some familiar players representing the league's original six citites. We'll talk to league president Randy Gumbley.

Barry Bonds Update

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We'll have the latest on Barry Bonds' quest to reach 700 home runs.

Red Sox

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It would not be an overstatement to suggest that the Boston Red Sox have been on a late season streak of late. But how far can that take the team? We'll investigate.

Don't Play with Firefighters

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Firefighters learn the hard way that playing sports can be painful.

Ryder Cup

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The Ryder Cup competition, during which the A team of golfers from the U.S. faces a team from Great Britain and Europe, lasts three days. Given how this year's matches began yesterday morning, the U.S. players will need at least tomorrow and Sunday to catch up. Robin McMillan, author of an US Against Them, an oral history of the Ryder Cup, joins us for an update.

Maracana

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Only a Game's Ken Shulman visits the famous Mario Filho stadiumi in Brazil, better known to legions of soccer fans as Maracana.

Letters

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Bill Littlefield thumbs his way through the Only A Game mail

Paralympics

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The Paralympics, which regularly follow the Olympics in the same city that has staged the Games, have grown enormously since the first incarnation of the event in 1960. Charlie Huebner, Managing Director of USA Paralympics joins us from Athens to preview this year's competition.

This program aired on September 18, 2004. The audio for this program is not available.

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