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Golf Bust

The player most Americans are watching at this weekend's Ryder Cup in England is Tiger Woods. Since Tiger became a pro in 1997, television ratings for professional golf have jumped by 20 percent. But as Only A Game's Nancy Cohen reports, while fascination with golf is growing at a fast pace, the number of new golfers isn't.

Seamus Malin

Major League Soccer's 7th Playoff season is underway. Soccer commentator Seamus Malin weighs in on the winners and losers.

Info Break

Can you eat this man's weight in prawns?

Ernie Harwell

For 42 seasons, Ernie Harwell has been the voice of the Detroit Tigers. Now, at 84, he's hanging up his microphone. We'll talk to Ernie about his career.

Work to Ride

The mere mention of the word "polo" conjures visions of wealth and privilege. But, as Stasia DeMarco of member station WHYY in Philadelphia reports, there's one polo club with a slightly different emphasis.

Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Ryder Cup's silly games, Randy Moss' "bad treatment," and making the wave in the world today.


For some number of fans in this country, "soccer" means the game being played by the eight MLS teams engaged in that league's playoffs. But at the soccer games commentator Elissa Ely is presently attending, the crowds are smaller, the play somewhat less polished.

Extreme Ironing

Matthew Patrick, a.k.a. Starch, and his team were triumphant at last weekend's first annual Extreme Ironing Championship near Munich, Germany. We'll talk to Starch about his sport.

This program aired on September 28, 2002.

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