Gold medal winning cyclist Tyler Hamilton is now embattled gold medal winning cyclist Tyler Hamilton since failing a blood test last week. IOC will let him keep his gold medal but he still faces a suspension and a big hit to his previously sparkling reputation as Bill reports.
Can the Los Angeles Sparks regain the WNBA title this year or will Detroit find a way to shock the world, yet again? Clay Kallam, publisher of "Full Court Press" will weigh in on these questions and others as the WNBA post season begin this week.
Finally, a pageant winner that's not above eating your garbage.
Team Canada won the Hockey World Cup but hockey fans in Montreal aren't happy. For the first time in a decade, there is no NHL and there doesn't look like there isn't going to be any for a long time. As Ron Schachter reports, life in Canada's hockey capital is about to change.
He may be the best player you've likely never heard of before Ichiro Suzuki was poised to break his record for hits in a season. But George Sisler was one of the most acclaimed and admired players of the 1920s. Rick Huhn author of "The Sizzler: George Sisler, Baseball's Forgotten Great" sheds some light on the life of the ballplayer and his accomplishments.
Bob Knight: The Sitcom
Of course, Bobby Knight, the ill-tempered Texas Tech basketball coach, is the ideal subject for a sitcom, don't you think? Well CBS does and they plan to start airing a series as soon as next year. We couldn't wait that long so our crack staff somehow scrounged up a top secret screen test for the show and we'll share it with you.
Korean Gold and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Proving innocence, the Expos find a home...maybe, and a near-disaster with a giant sausage.
Who played in the first college football game? Will De La Salle High School's football team win again? And what's the worst way to cheat at bass fishing? Bill will discuss all these things in our new "Roundup" segment.
East Coast Greenway
This morning, in Providence, Rhode Island, a group of bicyclists, all over the age of 50, shook off the morning aches and pains, put on their helmets and set off to ride 50 miles or so. They did the same thing yesterday, and will do the same thing tomorrow, until they have finished the 53 day ride from Calais, Maine to Key West, Florida as the first official riders of the yet-to-be-finished East Coast Greenway. "Only A Game"'s Karen Given met up with riders on their way through Boston and has our report.
This program aired on September 25, 2004.