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Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon had hit 34 free throws in a row when he stepped to the line with a chance to break the school record. (Charlie Neibergall/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon had hit 34 free throws in a row when he stepped to the line with a chance to break the school record. (Charlie Neibergall/AP)

March Madness is here, and brackets will be busted by shots from the free throw line. This week on Only A Game, the story of a free throw attempt that didn't have any NCAA tournament implications. It mattered a great deal more. Also, the story of a Super Bowl alum who was living under a bridge and the photographer who found him. And, the tale of two Nobel Prize-winning scientists who bonded through sports. Join us!

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A Free Throw Record That 'Deserves' To Stay Unbroken

Free throws can often mean the difference between a win and loss. But at the University of Iowa, one recent free throw attempt had much higher stakes.

3 Stories: College Walk-Ons, Loving Duke, Cousins' Contract

Charlotte Wilder of SB Nation and The Ringer's Kevin Clark join Bill Littlefield.

The Image One Photographer Hopes Will Bring A Former Super Bowler Home

Jackie Wallace played in two Super Bowls before he disappeared. Then a Times-Picayune photographer stumbled upon Wallace on the streets of New Orleans, which sparked a friendship that's spanned over 25 years.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss whether sitting Presidents should fill out brackets. Also, NBC's ill-advised decision to recruit a celebrity hockey analyst. And is Friar Dom the creepiest college mascot?

The Pickup Basketball Game That Led To A Nobel Prize

In the mid-70s, two sports-obsessed geneticists came to Brandeis university. Forty years later, their scientific partnership resulted in a Nobel Prize.

This program aired on March 17, 2018.

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