Show rundown for 11/18/2006

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NASCAR with Matt Crossman

The 2006 NASCAR season will end tomorrow in Miami. NASCAR's 2006 championship is at stake, though the winner of the chase for the cup could very likely be Jimmie Johnson. He increased his lead on the field to 63 points with a second place finish in Phoenix last weekend. Matt Crossman of the Sporting News joins Bill to sort this all out and discuss all things NASCAR.

NASCAR Aims for Diversity

By reaching out in recent years beyond its primarily white fan base, NASCAR has begun to change the public face of stock car racing. And now NASCAR is undergoing a diversity initiative aimed not only at bringing more minorities to the stands, but also into its garages, pits and board rooms. Only A Game's Rachel McCarthy reports.

"Tunney: Boxing's Brainiest Champ and His Upset of the Great Jack Dempsey"

Shortly after he won the heavyweight championship in 1926, Gene Tunney became an outsider and was never given the acclaim he deserved. .

Women's College Basketball Preview

Is number one-ranked Maryland poised to repeat? And, why does Pat Summit's Tennessee team have a new look? Michelle Smith of the San Francisco Chronicle joins Bill to preview the 2006-07 women's college basketball season.

College Football and more with Charlie Pierce

Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: The Michigan-Ohio State match up, World Baseball Classic repeat and NL manager of the year award.

Horse Racing with a Twist

Next weekend at Calder Race Course in Miami the horses might be a bit confused. A day of unconventional racing will feature a race run in the opposite direction and a jockey foot race, where the riders will compete without their horses. Track Marketing Director Michael Cronin joins Bill to discuss the business side of one of the most innovative tracks in America, and of course the unusual races.

This program aired on November 18, 2006.

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Bill Littlefield was the host of Only A Game from 1993 until 2018.



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