Show rundown for 7/3/2004

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Tour de Lance

Lance Armstrong begins his assault on a sixth consecutive Tour de France title today. But can the aging athlete hold off the advances of rival Jan Ullrich, iron-willed Tyler Hamilton, and unpredictable Iban Mayo? Bob Roll, four time tour rider, Outdoor Life Network color commentator and author of "The Tour de France Companion" joins us to answer these and other questions.

Lance's Wheels

In 1991, for the price of a sports drink, athletes were invited to "Be like Mike". In 2004, for a slightly heftier price, athletes can "Be like Lance". Only A Game's Karen Given has our story.

Hang Ten, Ken

More proof that chicks dig surfers...dude.

A WUSA Revival?

The Women's United Soccer Association abruptly suspended operations last September, to the dismay of the league's fans and its players. As Nick Roman reports, high spirits and uncertainty have prevailed this summer as the WUSA attempts to revive itself.

Out of Bounds

The typical NBA player is becoming younger, richer and, according to author Jeff Benedict, more violent, particularly to women. In his book "Out of Bounds: Inside the NBA's Culture of Rape, Violence and Crime" Benedict examines the league's growing criminal element and its causes.

Coach K and More with Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Coach K learns to surf, free agents search for work, and a boxer takes aim.


Bill Littlefield shares some stories from Euro Cup 2004.

U.S. Women's Open

When play began Thursday in the U.S. Women's Open Golf tournament in South Hadley, Massachusetts, there were three Kims, six Lees, four Parks, and a Pak in the field. Eight of the LPGA's top ten money leaders come from countries other than the U.S. And, as Bill Littlefield discovered, the league couldn't be happier.

This program aired on July 3, 2004.

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Bill Littlefield was the host of Only A Game from 1993 until 2018.



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