Support the news

Show rundown for 9/29/2001

This article is more than 17 years old.

NFL Returns

Football stadiums are open for business, but not without new security precautions. Yolanda Perdomo reports from Chicago on efforts to make Soldier Field safer.

Ivan Maisel

Listen
College football is back as well, complete with no-fly-zones above stadiums. We'll talk to Sports Illustrated's Ivan Maisel about the return of college football.

Info Break

Listen
Soccer officials promise to catch acorn punks

Velcro Bullfighting

Listen
Only A Game's Ken Shulman reports from California, where some of the world's finest matadors use velcro to defeat fearsome bulls and skirt California's ban on bullfighting.

Letters

Listen
Bill Littlefield dips into the Only A Game mailbox.

Charlie Pierce

Listen
Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Jordan returns to basketball, baseball's pennant races heat up, and I-O-C President Jacques Rogge gets a Greek history lesson.

Israeli Boxing Champion

Listen
We'll hear a report from Jerusalem, where an ultra orthodox Jewish mother of four entered the boxing ring against an Arab teenager in what she calls a "fight for sisterhood". We'll also talk to the boxer, Sharon Friedman, about her historic fight in light of the terrorist attacks on her former hometown of New York.

This program aired on September 29, 2001. The audio for this program is not available.

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news