Show rundown for 10/15/2005

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A Cardinals Championship?

Bill Littlefield updates the scores in the League Championship Series, and speaks with St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bryan Burwell about the Cardinals hopes for redemption.

World Champion Brooklyn Dodgers

50 autumns ago, the Brooklyn Dodgers won the team's first, and only, World Series. As far as Brooklyn fans were concerned, dem bums not only beat their perennial rivals, the Yankees...they also righted one of history's great wrongs. Only A Game's Jon Kalish reports from New York.

Who's That Girl?

A High School football player proves that girls can throw.

Bridgeview's Stadium

In Bridgeview, Illinois, a soccer stadium is taking shape. Scheduled to open in 8 months, the new home of Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire will seat 20,000 people and include 48 luxury suites. Bill Littlefield recently visited Chicago and has our report.

The Calm Before the World Cup Storm

The United States Soccer team finds itself in the unusual place of having already qualified for the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Bill talked to an old hand at international play (defender, Eddie Pope) and a younger star (forward, Taylor Twellman) before the team's match against Panama in Foxboro, Massachusetts on Wednesday.


Bill Littlefield finds a query worth researching in the Only A Game mailbag.

Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: toning it down, playing crazy, and buying your way to a championship.

Next Man Up

Next Man Up, John Feinstein's new book, discusses in great and sometimes gory detail the 2004-2005 Baltimore Ravens season. Coming off a division championship, the Ravens figured to be a contender during the year Feinstein spent with the team. They were not. We'll speak with Feinstein about his new book.

This program aired on October 15, 2005.


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