Hardwood Heroics Ahead
A Diesel out of gas? Pistons running on fumes? How about those upstart Mavericks? Benjamin Hochman of the New Orleans Times-Picayune addresses these questions and more when he joins us on the line.
Bombers Won't Back Down
The New York Yankees are playing in the toughest American League East in years, their ace is struggling, and two-thirds of their outfield is ailing. Yet a couple of hours before they played the rival Red Sox on Wednesday, the Bombers from the Bronx showed no signs of panic. Bill Littlefield reports.
The 500 411
From "Carb Day" to the milk bottles and the Danicamania in between, the Indianapolis 500 is sure to be a wild ride. Steve Ballard, who covers Indy racing for the Indianapolis Star joins us on the line.
Ice's Unsung Hero
If you need a gleaming new sheet of ice, who are you going to call? Zamboni, of course. The mysterious ice grooming contraption of worldwide renown is examined from the source by Only A Game's Ken Shulman.
Bill reads letters from the Only A Game mailbag.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: women in the driver's seat, Pujols's pace, and finally, some stability in Cleveland.
The Big Bam
Focus has recently returned to George Herman "Babe" Ruth as Barry Bonds recently tied the Babe's homerun total of 714. Leigh Montville's biography "The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth" examines Ruthian exploits on and off the field. Montville joined us in the studio.
This program aired on May 27, 2006.