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Usually it's the players who entertain crowds at basketball games. But on a recent afternoon at UNC's Dean Smith Center, a ball boy stole the show. This week on Only A Game, the three shots that made Asher Lucas a star -- and extended a family legacy. Plus, bowler Bill Fong remembers the night when he was one pin short of glory. And 18 years after a devastating accident, climber Paul Pritchard returned to finish his ascent of a slender sea stack in Tasmania. Join us!
Ball boy Asher Lucas turned his family’s devout North Carolina basketball fandom into an unexpected moment of internet glory.
PE class is fun for some and a nightmare for others. Bill Littlefield recounts his experience.
What should we make of the political ads that aired during the Super Bowl? Should MLB mess with extra innings? And should cats have a place at the Westminster Dog Show? Craig Calcaterra and Mina Kimes join Bill.
Bill Fong believed bowling a 900 would put him on the fast track to turning pro. He fell one pin short, which might have saved his life.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the Super Bowl, a high school basketball player's 92-point night, and a potential hockey matchup featuring Vladimir Putin.
After being struck in the head by a rock the size of a flat screen computer monitor, Paul Pritchard thought he might die on the ledge of a sea stack in Tasmania. But Pritchard survived — and, 18 years later, he set out to finish the climb he began.
This program aired on February 11, 2017.