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College Football with Dan Wetzel

Was the 2007 Fiesta Bowl the best thing that ever happened to sports and perhaps mankind? Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports joins Bill from Glendale, Arizona, site of the game of the year and oh, yeah, the BCS National Championship Game.

A Sort of Arizona Homecoming

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Buckeye, Arizona was named by settlers from Ohio back in the late 19th century, before Arizona was even a state. Now the burgeoning town of about 40,000 is trying to capitalize on the Ohio State University's appearance in Monday's BCS Championship Game. From member station KJZZ in Phoenix, Mark Moran reports.

NFL Wildcard Weekend With Paul Attner

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And just in case you needed more football, here's Paul Attner of The Sporting News with a preview of this weekend's NFL wildcard round and a Super Bowl prediction which will predictably be wrong.

Fighting Irish Fencing

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Although Notre Dame lost decisively to LSU, 41 to 14, in Wednesday night's Sugar Bowl, it's been a pretty good year in South Bend. The men's and women's basketball squads rank in the top 25 nationally and the women's soccer team reached the NCAA finals. But, as Ron Schachter reports, students in a more obscure sport have lived up to the nickname "Fighting Irish."

Letters

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Bill pulls and reads a few from the OAG mailbag.

Lies and More with Charlie Pierce

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Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the less-than-truthful Nick Saban, the oh-so-exciting Boise State football team, and Canada's latest and greatest tax break.

"Maravich"

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As a child, Pete Maravich once described himself as "a basketball android." In a new book titled "Maravich," Wayne Federman and Marshall Terrill tell the story of the man they credit with inventing "showtime" on the court. Bill talks with Wayne Federman about the new book.

This program aired on January 6, 2007.

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