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Thousands of Kenyan children are benefiting from a soccer league founded in one of Nairobi's oldest and largest slums. This week on Only A Game, the story of the Mathare Youth Sports Association. Also, the tale of an NBA champion and activist who says he was blackballed for his political views. Plus, Allison Feaster talks about balancing motherhood and pro basketball. Join us!
The Mathare Youth Sports Association has grown from 21 teams to over 1,800, transforming the lives of thousands of Kenyan children on and off the pitch.
Jeremy Schaap and Bob Ley of ESPN joined Bill Littlefield.
NBA champion and activist Craig Hodges says he was blackballed by the league for his political views when his stint with the Chicago Bulls ended in 1992.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the San Antonio Spurs' postseason success. Also, Charles Barkley disses the NBA. And President Trump inspires lacrosse excellence.
Just before the start of her eighth WNBA season, Allison Feaster learned she was pregnant. "I was ecstatic. We were ecstatic," Feaster says. "But at the same time, you have to really consider the professional ramifications of being pregnant."
This program aired on May 13, 2017.