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At San Quentin Prison, there's a theater program, a football team, a newspaper, a podcast to work on and, for anybody who wants to run, the San Quentin Marathon. (Jianca Lazarus, Courtesy 26.2 to Life)MoreCloseclosemore
At San Quentin Prison, there's a theater program, a football team, a newspaper, a podcast to work on and, for anybody who wants to run, the San Quentin Marathon. (Jianca Lazarus, Courtesy 26.2 to Life)

The 1,000 Mile Club in Marin County, California, is not a typical running club. Many of its members are serving life sentences. This week on Only A Game, running the San Quentin Prison Marathon. Also, a story about a father and son — and learning how to pass on a love of baseball. And, an Arab-Israeli brother and sister advocate for peace on and off the tennis court. Join us!

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Littlefield: This March Has Lived Up To The Madness

From a victory for the 16th-seeded UMBC Retrievers to Loyola Chicago and Sister Jean to buzzer-beaters, this year's NCAA Tournament has been sufficiently mad.

Fahoum Siblings Advocate For 'Peace And Dignity' On And Off Tennis Court

Fahoum and Nadine Fahoum are Arab-Israeli citizens and tennis players who advocate for peace.

3 Stories: UMBC's Legacy, Hockey Pro At Harvard, Melting Hockey Rinks

NHL.com's Amalie Benjamin and ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. join Bill Littlefield.

A 92-Year-Old's Advice To Sports Moms And Dads

Only A Game’s Karen Given has a springtime story of fathers and sons and baseball — and the chance to do things better the second time around.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill and Charlie discuss Kentucky head coach John Calipari's warning to his team not to "drink the poison." Also, the NFL clarifies what constitutes a catch, unless it doesn't. And how a golfer recently finished a hole at about 6,000 strokes over par.

Running 26.2 Miles Inside San Quentin State Prison

"When I heard that phrase, 'San Quentin Marathon,' it was hard to figure out what that actually entailed," says journalist Jesse Katz. "How do you run a marathon if you’re a lifer, locked behind prison walls?"

This program aired on March 24, 2018.

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