Is the NHL on the verge of a new era? Can it be the Red Wings, Avalanche and Stars, the elites of the last decade, are now being replaced by the Mighty Ducks, Wild and Senators? We ask our hockey analyst, Helene Elliott, who covers the NHL for the Los Angeles Times, and get a preview of the The Stanley Cup Conference Championships.
They may be loved by the locals, and they might turn out to be this year's Stanley Cup Champions. But that didn't save the Ottawa Senators from bankruptcy and may not keep the team from leaving. Dave Naylor has the story.
The new face of Sports Entertainment
Justin Timberlake, sports fan, takes on new duties as a sports correspondent.
Major League Baseball Update
ESPN's Tim Kurkjian offers up his opinions on Major League Baseball's early season.
Tale of the Textile Leagues
In the post-Reconstruction South, textile mills and the baseball leagues they sponsored thrived. Now, 50 years after the last of the leagues dwindled, a history professor at Furman University is trying to save the stories to come out of those games. Professor Steve O'Neill joins us to discuss textile league baseball.
NBA Playoffs and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: NBA playoff action heats up, Michael Jordan gets fired, and the Canadian Prime Minister tells the truth.
Sports Writing and Restraint
Bill Littlefield comments on sports talk, and the predicament Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan finds himself in after talking a bit too much on a television program.
They have a league for every sport so why not table hockey, right? The game so many kids played in the 60's and 70's is still played today by those same kids who have grown and want to pass on the love of the game to their own children. Only A Game's Gabe O'Connor has the story a of a quaint game making a comeback in a world full of virtual reality and high resolution graphics.
This program aired on May 10, 2003.