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University of Manitoba student Christian Fay, 22, sits behind the wheel of the school's formula hybrid racing car at the fourth-Annual Formula Hybrid International Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Wednesday, May 5, 2010. (AP Photo)
University of Manitoba student Christian Fay, 22, sits behind the wheel of the school's formula hybrid racing car at the fourth-Annual Formula Hybrid International Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Wednesday, May 5, 2010. (AP Photo)

April has come and gone, and baseball season is in full swing. To help sort it all out, guest host Karen Given talks with ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian about pitchers, pennant races, and the late, great Ernie Harwell.

There’s no shortage of money in Major League Baseball, but some teams like the Yankees, Red Sox and Cubs always seem to have more of it. These high-rollers benefit from big baseball markets, but is the rest of the league doing enough to keep up? Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports.

Phoenix’s basketball team wears its “Los Suns” jerseys every year, but the uniforms took on a new meaning earlier this week. By donning their Spanish jerseys on Cinco de Mayo, the Suns took a stand against Arizona’s immigration policy. Karen talks with Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic about how the law has made it to the hard court. Also, Karen will have an update on the NBA and NHL playoffs.

The Formula Hybrid Competition challenges university students to build and race fuel efficient, plug-in vehicles. This year’s event took place at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou was there and he has our report.

Bill is in the middle of a Mediterranean vacation, but he can’t stay away from the Only A Game airwaves. He’ll check in with Karen from tennis’ Rome Masters.

Karen and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce cover another wild week in sports, including the tazing of a Phillies fan, a very expensive toe, and JaMarcus Russell: the bust that was.

May is national running month, but don’t reach for those sneakers just yet. Thousands of athletes across the country have discovered the joys of barefoot running, and you’re more than welcome to join them! Karen has the story.

This program aired on May 8, 2010.

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