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What's My Name, Fool?

There's a school of thought that regards sports as pure entertainment refuge fore people who are either tired of--or have no interest in--politics or social issues. In a new book entitled "What's my Name, Fool", Dave Zirin argues the contrary. He says he loves sports, but he also loves finding in our games springboards for his opinions about how those games are corrupted, how the men who own the teams gouge the public, and how the players themselves are used or use us. We'll talk to Dave Zirin about his book.

Becoming an Outdoorswoman

Back in September, groups of women will gathered to practice hiking, fishing, orienteering, hunting, outdoor cooking, and other sporting skills. It seemed like a good a time as any for Only A Game's Karen Given to make her first attempt at becoming outdoorswoman.

Cheering? License, Please.

Suddenly, being a Japanese baseball fan involves red tape.

Super Bowl Ads Redux

We replay some Super Bowl ads the way they ought to be.

Climbing Jerimoth Hill

Not every state highpoint is as punishing as Alaska's Mt. McKinley, at a majestic 20,00 feet, or as popular as New Hampshire's Mt. Washington, with tens of thousands of visitors a year. Rhode Island's Jerimoth Hill looks like a gentle slope to many, but for Highpointers, Jerimoth is a very important climb.

Take the Raelians Bowling, Take Them Bowling.

There's not a whole lot to say here except Only A Game's Sean Cole went bowling with Raelians. Who or what are Raelians? You'll have to listen to his story to find out. You definitely will not think of bowling the same way again. Well, of course, you may not have thought of bowling in the first place. But that's not the point.

This program aired on December 31, 2005.

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