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Basketball Preview with Pat Forde
Lots of things change in college basketball. The shorts that were once tight and skimpy are now long and baggy. The gyms that were once dark and cozy are now bright and enormous. Joining Bill to comment on various other constants and shifts in college basketball is Pat Forde of ESPN.com.
Hornets in Oklahoma
Last week, the New Orleans Hornets opened their 2005-2006 season with a resounding 93 to 67 win over the Sacramento Kings at home...in Oklahoma City, to which the team moved after Hurricane Katrina took out New Orleans Arena and almost everything in the vicinity. There's much speculation as to where the Hornets will end up and whether Oklahoma's hospitality will be rewarded with a permanent sports team. Greg Echlin reports.
A Lopsided Game
You can't tell Earlsboro High School not to score.
On Sunday, the Los Angeles Galaxy and the New England Revolution will play in Frisco, Texas for Major League Soccer's 10th championship. As Bill discovered, the teams overcame very different challenges on their way to Pizza Hut Park.
Dominican Soccer and HIV
One new organization is trying a novel approach to encourage those with the greatest chance of contracting HIV to talk about HIV and AIDS, even in a place where doing so is taboo. Michael Kavanagh reports from the Dominican Republic.
George Weah Update
Bill updates the story of former soccer star George Weah's campaign for President of Liberia.
Terrell Owens and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill and Charlie discuss what's next for Terrell Owens, the possibility of the Saints relocating to Los Angeles, and a New Zealand rugby star banned from half the pubs in Ireland.
"Operation Yao Ming"
Bill talks with Brook Larmer, author of "Operation Yao Ming" on Chinese basketball players Yao Ming and Wang Zhizhi.
This program aired on November 12, 2005.
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