The Saints March Back Home
This Monday the New Orleans Saints will play in the Crescent City for the first time since Hurricane Katrina. The surprisingly undefeated Saints will face the 2-0 Atlanta Falcons in a early divisional tilt. But the records have nothing to do with this being the most important game of the year. Ron Schachter reports.
Before Katrina hit, the Louisiana Superdome was one of the biggest tourist attractions in city that was built on tourism. Now. the Superdome, a site of wretched despair barely a year ago, is the symbol of hope for the Saints, Tulane University and a rebuilding city. Benjamin Hochman of the New Orleans Times-Picayune joins Bill on the line from the Big Easy.
The Minnesota Twins
The Twins weren't supposed to be the team to beat in the American League Central Division but they may just be the team nobody wants to face in the playoffs. Bill Littlefield has this story.
Re-issued this fall, "Instant Replay: The Green Bay Diary of Jerry Kramer" is at once quaint and timely. Kramer joins Bill Littlefield from KBSU in Bosie, Idaho.
Ryder Cup and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and "Only A Game" analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Tiger's outrage, BALCO re-re-redux, and a surfing record.
Bill reads a few from the OAG mailbag.
The low rider drives a little slower. The low rider is a real goer -and he's bouncy. For those of you who never saw the beginning of "Cheech and Chong's Up in Smoke", a lowrider is a car that can be raised and lowered on hydraulics with which owners can and often do make their cars bounce. But that's just the beginning as Charlie Schroder reports.
This program aired on September 23, 2006.