Down the Stretch, They Come!!
The Twins are surging as are they Yankees. The Tigers? Not so much. But they're not out which is what the Braves are for the first time in 15 years thanks. Tim Kurkjian of ESPN and ESPN The Magazine joins Bill to preview the final weeks of the MLB season.
D.C. United, winner of four MLS cups and more or less the standard for professional soccer in the US, is once again the best team in the league. Are they good enough for an unprecedented fifth cup? Bill Littlefield has the story.
A Home on the Field
It's not unusual for a coach to believe his experience with the youngsters on his team merits a book. On the other hand, most coaches who go ahead and write that book don't feel they have to change the names of their players to save them from deportation. High school soccer coach, Paul Cuadros, the author of "A Home on the Field" took that precaution. He joins Bill from the studios of WUNC in Durham, North Carolina.
Sofa Burning and More With Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: The NFL's big Monday night, A big celebration in Columbus, and the worlds biggest chicken dance led by football's biggest ham.
Bill applauds the first instance of advertising as a noble cause.
This program aired on September 16, 2006.