The Haitian national soccer team has been competing in Florida, even as the political and economic situation in their nation has deteriorated. As reports were coming in regarding lawlessness, rioting, and danger back home, the team managed two successive wins against the Turks and Caicos Islands in its attempt to qualify for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Earlier this month, Anne Mariucci and Kathy Munro purchased 25 percent of the Phoenix Mercury. From member station KJZZ in Phoenix, Steve Goldstein profiles the Arizona businesswomen who have become the WNBA's first female owners.
The Great Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Suspension Scandal!
What's indecent about the latest Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue? Apparently a lot according to one Ohio public school.
The Last Shot
In the recently published paperback edition of The Last Shot, Darcy Frey has updated the stories of championship High School basketball players from Coney Island, New York. One of them, Stephon Marbury, is a member of the New York Knicks. His current contract will end up paying him over 100 million dollars. His former teammates have not been so fortunate. We'll talk to Darcy Frey and Corey Johnson, one of the players profiled in the book.
It isn't always easy to retire from sports. Reporter Greg Echlin tells the stories of three currently and formerly former college basketball head coaches.
Bartman Ball Blow-up
How do long suffering fans baseball fans deal with their team's latest historic setback? Well, if you're the Boston Red Sox, you can fire the manager. But in Chicago they may be on to something a little more constructive, or destructive. We talk to Grant DePorter, a Cubs fan who bought the infamous Bartman Ball and has found an interesting way to exorcise his team's demons, at least until the new ones come along and make his summer a miserable one.
Steroids and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: more steroid controversies, trouble in Athens, and a gambler loses his teeth.
Over the past year, poker on TV has become a rapidly growing phenomenon, breaking records on cable television and even attracting more than 10 million viewers on NBC opposite this year's pre-Super Bowl coverage. Only A Game's Karen Given takes a look at the trend that has novices ante-ing up and poker pros eyeing the ever-growing pot.
This program aired on February 28, 2004.