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The fate of New York City's bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics is now in the hands of the IOC selection committee. Click to read more about their trip to the big apple.

The Fighting Illini

The nation's #1 men's college basketball team is not from Durham, Chapel Hill, Bloomington, or Lexington. It's from...Champaign. Ron Schachter reports.

Fallen Snow Angels

Yet another silly record attempt fails in Syracuse.

The Hapless Hornets

After losing money and fans for years in Charlotte, the Hornets moved to New Orleans in 2002 hoping for a fresh start. The team made the NBA playoffs last year but the Hornets are in the bottom of the Western Conference standings with a record of 11 and 43. With the recent trades of its most talented and marketable players, things are going to get worse. We'll talk with Benjamin Hochman, who covers the Hornets for the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Tom Brennan

University of Vermont men's basketball was nothing before Tom Brennan showed up 19 years ago. And it continued to be nothing for a good decade afterwards. But around five years ago the Catamounts turned things around and became a regular contender for the American East title and a trip to the NCAA tournament. This year, the wildly popular Brennan has his best team ever. It's also his last. Mitch Wertlieb has the story.

NBA trades and More with Charlie Pierce

Mitch Wertlieb and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: NBA trades of note, the NHL's agenda, and bingo for everyone.

The Jump

A teenage basketball sensation makes the leap from high school straight to the bright lights of the NBA. You say you've heard that one before? Well, the odyssey of Sebastian Telfair is different. The details of Telfair's experience are chronicled by nationally syndicated sports columnist Ian O'Connor in the new book, The Jump: Sebastian Telfair and the High Stakes Business of High School Ball.

This program aired on February 26, 2005.

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