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The NHL Strikes Back

After becoming the only U.S. pro sports league to lose an entire season to a lockout, the NHL and its union reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement this week. We'll get the latest from Helene Elliott of the L.A. Times.

Cheerio, Jack Nicklaus

If he holds true to his word, Jack Nicklaus played his last hole in professional golf yesterday afternoon at St. Andrews, where he walked off the course at 3-over-par for the first two rounds of the British Open. Bill Littlefield looks back at Nicklaus' career and, especially, his impact overseas.

Shredding the Great Wall

It's a good thing the Mongols didn't have skateboards.

Tour de France

Bill Littlefield updates the latest news from the Tour de France, or is it the Tour de Lance?


For Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin and the other NASCAR drivers who have crashed this year, it's probably little consolation that every discernable bump and scratch on their cars has been measured, recorded, and analyzed in NASCAR's ongoing attempt to build a safer racecar. The scientists in charge of those measurements are the subject of Matt Crossman's article in this week's Sporting News. Crossman joins us to talk about CSI: NASCAR.

License to Deal

You might think that the job of a baseball player's agent would be to get his client the best possible deal with a major league ball club. But, that's only the beginning of an agent's responsibilities.

NHL and More with Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the NHL and union makes a deal, McCarver and Buck learn to act, and a bowler takes on tradition.

Junior Racewalkers

"Walk, don't run" was the mantra at the Junior Development Racewalk Camp held in Bar Harbor, Maine earlier this month. The camp attracted some of the country's top young racewalking talent, and culminated with the USA Junior National 5,000 meter racewalk championship. Only A Game's Michelle Seaton has our report.

This program aired on July 16, 2005.