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NFL Parity with Paul Attner
Except for a few teams, the National Football League's members are pretty much following the commissioner's script: don't win enough to create the impression that you can beat anybody and don't lose so often that your fans give up before Thanksgiving. We'll talk to Paul Attner of the Sporting News about the definition of parity, among other matters.
How does a team that's given up the 5th most points per game this season get to the Super Bowl? The answer may be to score the most points with the NFL's most potent offense. At least that's what the Indianapolis Colts are hoping. The Colts got close last year, before losing to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. This year, as Ron Schachter reports, Indianapolis is aiming higher, mainly on the strength of its highly-regarded and most-highly-paid quarterback.
Boarding Across the Continent
A man skateboards across Australia because, well, he can.
MLS Championship Game with Greg Lalas
Tomorrow afternoon in Los Angeles, the Kansas City Wizards will play D.C. United in Major League Soccer's championship game. MLS veteran and soccer columnist Greg Lalas joins us for a preview.
Wilt Chamberlain: Larger Than Life
Wilt Chamberlin may have been the greatest player ever to run the floor for an N.B.A. team. Certainly he saw it that way. At the very least, the seven foot, one inch Chamberlin was an extraordinary force at both ends of the court. In the new book "Wilt: Larger Than Life", author Robert Cherry makes the case that Chamberlin's life beyond basketball was also extraordinary. Cherry joins Bill from the studios of WHYY in Philadelphia.
Each year during the weekend after Halloween, Sussex county in Delaware hosts a unique competition. WHYY's Jamila Trindle attended last Sunday's event, and has this report.
Clarett and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Maurice Clarett tells all, Ray Bourque signs the golden book, and NASCAR gives in to temptation.
Swimming for Clean Water
Christopher Swain is swimming through the muck, stench, and hubcaps of our polluted waterways in support of clean water. We meet up with him on the banks of the Charles River just west of Boston.
This program aired on November 13, 2004.
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