The Brooklyn Nets
Ever since the team moved from New York, the New Jersey Nets have been, well, an afterthought, even in New Jersey and even after two straight NBA Finals appearances. So the recent purchase of the Nets by developer Bruce Ratner, who plans to move the team to Brooklyn could be a good thing for both the team and the city, or not. Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post will discuss the ramifications of the sale for all involved.
Most observers thought the Utah Jazz were going to be terrible after losing two hall-of-fame players, John Stockton and Karl Malone, and the team's cornerstones for the past two decades. But, with some heady play by overachieving young players, the Jazz may make their 21st consecutive playoff appearance after all. Beverly Amsler has the story.
Let's go "Met Office"!
The New York Mets weather controversy in the U.K.
Men's College Basketball With Pat Forde
The season is halfway over and this week's number one team is Duke, but, if the season continues the way it has been, not for long. Pat Forde of the Louisville Courier-Journal discusses the surprises, scandals and contenders that have emerged in the first half of the season.
While Greek Olympic officials are spending millions trying to keep Athens 2004 safe from terrorists, the International Olympic Committee is promoting the concept of Olympic truce. Bruce Gellerman has our report.
Super Bowl Sonnet
Well the haikus were nice but the Super Bowl is finally getting the literary treatment it deserves - an Elizabethan Sonnet. Next week, Punch and Judy will breakdown the genius of Bill Belichick.
Simulated Super Bowl and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Charlie Pierce discuss: handicapping the Super Bowl, moving the Nets to Brooklyn, and hiking off a cliff.
Many adults remember playing four square in elementary school. But some have decided they want to continue playing their childhood game well into their adulthood. Bill Littlefield visits a new four square league for grown-ups.
This program aired on January 24, 2004.