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Tiger Woods is back among golf's elite. This week on Only A Game, Mike Pesca wonders about the broader implications of a possible Woods' comeback. Also, when it comes to coaching, where's the line between motivation and harassment? Runners at the University of Washington have been grappling with that question. Plus, the story of a college basketball team that took on the NBA's Syracuse Nationals. Join us!

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Tiger Woods And The Price Of Genius

After a 6th place showing at the British Open, the golf world once again believes in Tiger Woods. But Mike Pesca wonders about the broader implications of a comeback.

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Sports Illustrated's Charlotte Wilder and MLB National Correspondent Will Leitch join Mike Pesca.

Inside The Allegations Against Former UW Track Coach

University of Washington cross country and track head coach Greg Metcalf stepped down from his position in May 2018. His former runners say that his intensity as a coach often crossed the line between motivation and harassment.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Mike and Charlie discuss Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer being put on administrative leave, Tiger and Phil's epic November shootout and the Cleveland Browns' new 2018 slogan.

The Story Of St. Lawrence's Upset Over The NBA's Syracuse Nationals

In 1950, the basketball team from a 1,500-student liberal arts college defeated the NBA's Syracuse Nationals.

This program aired on August 4, 2018.

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