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Show rundown for 7/9/200549:00

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Aftermath in London

Obviously, the celebration for London's surprisingly successful bid for the 2012 Olympics is off. But what happens now? How do Thursday's bombings change preparations for the games? Should that matter at this point? Sean Ingle of the Guardian newspaper joins us from :London.

Liberty Seguros

It's apparent from the omnipresent advertisements on the Tour de France course that there's big money to be made in pro-cycling, a fact that many European companies have long recognized. And now there's one American company hoping to reap the benefits of a cycling team sponsorship. Reporter Sadie Babits is covering the Tour de France and she has our report.

A Painful Record

Usually, crawling for 45 straight hours is a bad idea, unless it's for charity.

Fortunate Rivals

In "The Rivals: Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova, Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendship", Johnette Howard builds the case that both players were extraordinarily fortunate in terms of their opposition.

Boston Lobsters

World Team Tennis is back in Boston for the first time in 27 years. Bill takes a look at league that's often overlooked in today's very crowded sports landscape.

2012 Olympics and More with Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the London Olympics, the All Star games, and the Estonian method.


Bill pulls a few letters out of the mailbag.

Around the U.S. in 478 Days

On Monday, while many were preparing afternoon barbeques for the 4th of July, Swedish adventurer Renata Chlumska paddled across Puget sound to begin a journey that's expected to keep her busy for the next 478 days. Ms. Chlumska is attempting to become the first person to circumnavigate the contiguous United States using only a kayak, bicycle, and in-line skates. Renata Chlumska joins us from the trail.

This program aired on July 9, 2005.