NFL Reporter Albert Breer On Patriots Victory Plus Sox Add New Manager
NFL Reporter Albert Breer talks to host Chris Gasper about the Patriots' commanding win over the Falcons on Sunday Night Football and their biggest competition for the AFC crown. Then they get into league-wide issues, including Colin Kaepernick still being out of a job and the NFL's poor ratings. Finally, Gasper discusses new Red Sox manager, Alex Cora.
Alex Cora Hired As New Red Sox Manager
Alex Cora, a former Red Sox player and the bench coach for the Houston Astros, has been named the next manager of the Boston Red Sox. Chris Gasper, host of the new daily sport's podcast Season Ticket, joins us to talk about Cora's experience, how he should approach his first management job, and other sports news from the weekend.
Violence, Sex And Chariot Racing: The Story Of The Nika Riots
Once upon a time, there was an empire that seemed to be on the verge of collapse. Sports had become intertwined with politics. Protests were held at sports stadiums. Political leaders responded to these protests. We are, of course, talking about the Eastern Roman Empire during the sixth century.
Latest Show: Soccer In North Korea, Former NFL RB Baron Batch, Nika Riots
Professional soccer player Soony Saad grew up in the United States, but the Lebanese-American spent a lot of time traveling the world for his sport. This week on Only A Game, one visit he wasn't so eager to make — to North Korea. Also, a former Pittsburgh Steelers running back pursues art — and tests the city's graffiti laws. And a story of politics, protest and chariot races in the Eastern Roman Empire. Join us!
Legendary Broadcaster Al Michaels On The Patriots And His Most Memorable Calls
Host Chris Gasper talks to sports broadcaster Al Michaels about the upcoming Super Bowl rematch between the Patriots and the Falcons on Sunday Night Football and the Patriots season so far. Then they dig into Michaels' long career, including his most memorable calls, his preparation before games, and a little-known acting appearance he once made on a famous television show.
Red Sox Manager Search Plus Special Report On Corruption In The NCAA
Red Sox Reporter Pete Abraham introduces the three main candidates vying for the Red Sox manager job and gives an inside scoop on possible surgery for Dustin Pedroia's knee. Then, the producers of WBUR and NPR's Only A Game join the show to discuss their recent reporting about power, money and corruption in the NCAA.
Celtics Vow To Move On After Major Injury During Opener
Host Chris Gasper and National NBA Writer Gary Washburn process Gordon Hayward's ghastly injury in the season opener. They also discuss the Celtics' inspired second-half comeback, identify which players need to step up most in Hayward's absence, and debate how the injury affects the team's season outlook.