Only A Game

Only A Game is radio for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider.

Latest Show: July 30-31

The 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card changed the baseball card industry. We'll meet the man who’s collected more of that card than anyone else.


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Meet The Cold War Veteran Behind The MLB And NBA Logos

Out of college and uncertain about his future, Alan Siegel volunteered for the U.S. Army. It was while serving in Europe that he found his true passion: photography. Siegel shares the story of how that passion led to the creation of two of sports' most iconic images.

An award-winning weekly sports magazine hosted by veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, Only A Game puts sports in perspective with intelligent analysis, insightful interviews and a keen sense of humor.

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Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Will we find ourselves moving beyond all Rio-related problems when the Olympic Games begin next week ? Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss. Also, what's new in Deflategate? (No, just kidding!)

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Can football actually be made safer? Can one unlucky pitcher bounce back from his nightmare major league debut? And which performance enhancer is immune from the Olympic banned substances list? Rachel Bachman of the Wall Street Journal and Will Leitch of Sports on Earth join Bill Littlefield.

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