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NBA Playoffs Update

Bill Littlefield updates the latest scores in the National Basketball Association Playoffs.

Kentucky Derby Picks with Jennie Rees

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Bellamy Road is the favorite at 5-2, but, how, exactly do you bet against a horse named Closing Argument at 30-1?

A Groom's Life

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As trainers Nick Zito, Bob Baffert, and a cadre of photogenic equines bask in the Triple Crown's glow, may of horse racing's hardest workers will be confined to the darker corners of the backstretch, watching as their charges charge to the finish line. From Louisville, Kentucky, Kathleen Adams has our report.

A kinder, gentler golf course.

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A new golf course in North Korea will show the rest of the world how the sport should be played.

Luckiest Man

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Speaking was difficult for Lou Gehrig on July 4th, 1939. So was walking. But he did manage to express his gratitude to the 60-thousand fans at Yankee Stadium that day, though he was dying of the disease that had already assumed his name. We'll talk with Jonathan Eig, author of the new book, Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig.

Drake Relays

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The Penn Relays in Philadelphia and the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa ushered in the track and field season last weekend. Each year, these simultaneous rites of spring held 1,000 miles apart feature world class athletes and provide a stage for thousands of college and high school track stars. But, as Ron Schachter reports from Des Moines, the participants and fans at this year's relays had something more on their minds than the final results.

Letters

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Bill Littlefield dips into the Only A Game mailbag.

Charlie Pierce

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Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the week's sports news.

Cannonball One Lap of America

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Bill Littlefield meets with a lawyer, a cardiac nurse, and a software engineer who've spent the past week on the road in the modern-day version of the Cannonball Run.

This program aired on May 7, 2005.

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