Women's College Basketball
It's now officially time to be mad about March. This week, Michelle Smith of the San Francisco Chronicle, breaks down the women's teams.
The New New York Mets
The Mets are the prime example of how not to spend ridiculous amounts of money on baseball free agents. This year, after yet another winter of tossing money at players, New York's other team may have finally gotten it right. Ron Schachter has the story from Port St. Lucie, Fla
47 Surfers on One Board
No word on wether or not they used a long board. Let's just assume they did.
It's a league where turnover is so rapid, the commissioner doesn't know who's playing basketball on any given night. The recently revived ABA was supposed be a harkening back to the freewheeling, fun-loving old ABA of the 70's. Instead you have a morass of franchises, erratic ownership and hopeless schedule makers. Can you imagine what being an ABA beat writer is like? Chris Givens is such a beat writer and he talks to us from Little Rock Arkansas, home of the Arkansas Rimrockers.
Nobody Don't Like Yogi
"Nobody Don't Like Yogi" is a one-man play starring Ben Gazzara as Yogi Berra. Bill visits the veteran actor before a show in Boston. Gazzara reveals that while lots of people have come to see his show, the one person who hasn't seen it is Yogi himself.
Bill ponders steroids and congressional subpoena.
Selection Sunday and More With Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Congress taking the moral highroad, Tice sticks his foot in his mouth, and Bill Romanowski's crocodile tears.
It's the Hardy Boys meet the final four. "Last Shot" is author John Feinstein's first attempt at fiction for young adults. It's perhaps no surprise that the author of "A Season on the Brink" and "The Last Best League" would include a lot of college basketball. He joins us from his home in Maryland.
This program aired on March 12, 2005.