Show rundown for 9/21/2002

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Rams Fans

Before the season began, fans in St. Louis had high hopes for their football team. After all, the Rams have traveled to the Super Bowl twice in the past three years. But, as we hear from St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bryan Burwell, the Rams fans are re-defining their hopes for this season.

The Cowboys

The Rams aren't the only team in trouble early in the NFL season. Glenn Mitchell of member station KERA in Dallas reports on the disappointing start to the Cowboy's year.

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Rugby: a game you can sink your teeth into

Michelle Akers

When she retired from the game two years ago, Michelle Akers spent much in surgeries to repair damage done to her body while playing soccer. We'll talk with Akers about her health, her retirement, and getting back on the soccer field.

Iron Kids

The triathlon has become increasingly popular since several energetic lifeguards invented the combination swimming, cycling and running competition 30 years ago. More that 500 kids and teens, some as young as 7, got a chance to compete at this grueling sport at the Iron Kids Triathlon National Championship earlier this month. This weekend hundreds more will compete in the national under 19 championships.


Bill dives into the "Only A Game" mailbag

Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Comiskey Park Crazies, Ewing steps down, and a hole in one can get you two sacks of rice.

Fight of the Century

Many boxing promoters claim their upcoming match will be the "fight of the century". But, to author Thomas Hietala, that distinction belongs to an altogether different kind of fight. Bill talks to Hietala about his new book.

This program aired on September 21, 2002.


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