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Not long after leaving China for the NBA, Houston Rockets rookie Yao Ming is averaging 13 points and more than eight rebounds a game, has proven himself against some of the league's best big men, and was the Western Conference's starting center in last weekend's All-Star game. But his impact off the court may be his most impressive accomplishment thus far. From Houston, reporter Jack Williams has our story.
On Thursday, the Senate Commerce Committee reconvened to discuss United States Olympic Committee reform. Present during that session was Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell of Colorado. We'll talk to Senator Campbell about the proposed reforms.
Move over, Sisyphus
A British rower rows to Nowhere.
On August 22, 1851, a yacht named America led 15 English vessels around the Isle of Wight to begin the longstanding tradition of America's Cup racing. We'll talk to author David Shaw about his new book, "America's Victory," which chronicles that race.
There are yacht races and then there are yacht races. This winter's cold weather has guaranteed good sailing and lots of competition for some hearty souls on the Navesink River in New Jersey. Reporter Jon Kalish visited with some iceboat enthusiasts and has our story.
Annika and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Annika Sorenstam vs. the men's tour, Nebraska football players try to cash in, and the first woman to coach Division I men's college basketball loses.
The Springfield Spirit
The Springfield Spirit, with its five former Huskies on its roster, hopes to attract basketball fans from the University of Connecticut.
This program aired on February 15, 2003.
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