Show rundown for 6/4/2005

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French Open

It's been upstarts aplenty on the men's side of the French Open and the women's final features a match-up of two former champions. Bud Collins of NBC and the Boston Globe joins Bill from Roland Garros.

The Revolution

Bill profiles the New England Revolution, which sports an undefeated record after 9 games and looks to finally capture its first MLS Cup.

Get Behind Me Satan

A clergyman crusades against the Prince of Darkness and his unholy grip on one NHL team.

Cinderella Man

"Cinderella Man" is the heartwarming story set in the Depression about the fall and rise of a boxer on welfare who became the heavyweight champion of the world. The amazing part is it's a true story.

Tim Kurkjian

For those of you tired of Red Sox v. Yankees, the first two months of the 2005 Major League Baseball season has been a welcome relief for the most part. April and May weren't too kind to Jason Giambi and June isn't a lock to be any better. Tim Kurkjian of ESPN and ESPN the Magazine joins Bill to talk about that and more.

George Mikan and More With Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: The passing of a NBA legend, how not to make a how to video, and love at the top of the world.


Bill dips into the mailbag.

Samurai Bears

The Golden Baseball League has begun its inaugural season with eight teams playing in California and Arizona. Until recently, the San Diego Surf Dogs led this minor league in noteriety. They signed 46-year-old outfielder Rickey Henderson. But the team that may soon attract the most attention features a roster that's entirely foreign to stateside fans. Arizona Public Radio's Mitch Teich reports.

This program aired on June 4, 2005.


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