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The Cold War Continues

Last week, the players proposed. This week, the owners counter-proposed and, as everyone expected, nothing's changed in the NHL lock-out. Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times joins us to discuss if this week's events indeed spell the end of the 2004-2005 season.

NBA Goes Global

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The influx of international players into the NBA has never been more evident than in a recent game between the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks where seven foreign-born players were on the floor. Nancy Greenleese was there as well and has this report.

The Papal Sports Hour

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We present to you soccer analysis from a higher source.

Nationals Disaster

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The deal to bring Major League Baseball to Washington DC is teetering on the brink of collapse.

Middlebury College

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Notre Dame University is struggling mightily to maintain both a successful athletic program and its sterling academic reputation. Perhaps it should take a closer look at tiny Middlebury College in Vermont. Ron Schachter reports.

Letters

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

D.C. Baseball on the Edge and More with Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Pedro becomes a Met, Washington baseball skidding towards the edge of the cliff, and Becks and Posh under attack!

The Soul of a Butterfly

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Muhammad Ali shares some of his most personal thoughts on his remarkable life in a new book, "The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey", co-written by his daughter, Hana Yasmeen Ali. Yasmeen Ali joins us from the NPR studios in New York.

This program aired on December 18, 2004.

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