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Women's World Cup
Norway, North Korea and Japan had different expectations at the start of the Women's World Cup. However, in the final weekend of round robin play, all three are 1-1 and must win to make to the quarterfinals. Bill analyzes these teams and the rest of the World Cup field.
This just in from the Department of Redundancy Department in Souix Falls, South Dakota: The Detroit Tigers are bad. So bad, in fact, they just may be worst team of all time. Drew Sharp, a coulmnist for the Detroit Free Press joins Bill to discuss the the current hapless state of a oncegreat franchise.
Bon Jovi Finds Soul
Philadelphia fans mix their love of football with their adoration of Jon Bon Jovi.
In 1924, a promising young ballplayer named Jimmy O'Connell was banned from organized baseball. His story had been largely forgotten , until two of O'Connell's surviving nieces contacted Bill Littlefield to tell the story....
Remembering Plimpton and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Bill Littlefield discuss: remembering George Plimpton, those remarkable Red Sox, and running a marathon..underwater.
Common wisdom has it that the essence of baseball, as with a few other sports, can be found in its quieter moments. According to writer W.D. Wetherell, this is especially true of soccer.
This weekend, in Peoria, Illinois, a U.S. Champion will be crowned in women's golf. But you won't hear the names Sorenstam, Pak, or Davies because the sport in question is Disc Golf. Mitch Teich of Arizona Public Radio caught up with the little-known legends of the sport as they played the World Championship in Flagstaff.
This program aired on September 27, 2003.
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