Show rundown for 5/29/2004

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NBA Update

Bill has the latest on the NBA's Western and Eastern Conference Finals.

Helene Elliott

The Stanley Cup Final that no one outside of Calgary and Tampa Bay wanted to see could actually turn out to be better than anyone thought, even if no one watches. Let Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times tell you why.

Tampa's Hockey Culture

Pessimism about the future of the National Hockey League notwithstanding, fans of the both Tampa Bay and Calgary can no doubt still muster considerable enthusiasm for the series currently matching the Lightning and Flames. But can fans in the tropics really be as passionate as fans in Calgary? From member station WUSF in Tampa, Bobbie O'Brien has this report.

Table Top Streakers

The latest developments in the home version of the "Beautiful Game."

The Legal Rights of Athletes

Lawyers postured, athletes trained, and analysts...well...analyzed, but no one was banned from the Olympics this week by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Still the ongoing investigation into who took what from whom continues to raise questions about the legal rights of athletes and the challenge of cleaning up the Olympics in the absence of positive drug tests. University of Texas professor and sports doping expert John Hoberman joins Bill from Austin.

Waldorf Olympics

For fans who wish for a simpler Olympics... one free from lawsuits, controversy, and unpronounceable chemical compounds...we present the 17th annual Waldorf School Olympics.


Bill's observations on how kids get it right when it comes to sports.

The Topsy-Turvy French Open and More with Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Resignation in Minnesota, celebration in Orlando, and yet another French Open that makes no sense.

Against Death and Time

The year 1955 was such a spectacularly bad one for driving fast that Car and Driver editor and columnist Brock Yates felt compelled to write a book about the various disasters crammed into that year.

This program aired on May 29, 2004.

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