Show rundown for 5/20/2006

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NBA and NHL Playoffs

Updates on friday's NBA and NHL action. Bill is joined on the line by Stanley Cup Soothsayer Helene Elliot.

Brewing Up a Storm

The National League's central division is as strong as it's been in years. The Milwaukee Brewers, who haven't had a winning season in fourteen years, seem ready to reverse the trend. Ron Schachter reports on the booming Brewers and their baby bombers.

Summer Ball

As the WNBA enters its tenth season, there are many questions to be answered. Who are the favorites? The longshots? And who's that new kid on the block? Bill is joined on the line by Clay Kallam, who covers women's basketball for Full Court Press.

The Great Match Race

Long before this week's Preakness, there was a horse race which was not only sigificant to America's sports culture, but with respect to North-South tensions. Bill is joined on the line by John Eisenberg, the author of "The Great Match Race: When North met South in America's First Sports Spectacle".


Bill reads letters from the Only A Game Mailbag.

Charlie Pierce

Bill and Only A Game Analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: The Maverick of the Mavericks, Soccer on the Sly, and those Scandalous Tote Bags.

The Road Not Taken

Bogged down by high gas prices? Renata Chlumska sure isn't. Ten Months into a 16 month journey around the contiguous 48 states, Renata is making her way with a kayak, a bike, and a pair of in-line skates. Karen Given reports.

This program aired on May 20, 2006.


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