The Internet's Steroid Problem
Providers of performance-enhancing substances did not disappear after the BALCO scandal, they just moved online. This past week law enforcement officials raided a Florida pharmacy in an event to uncover the new way to buy and sell such substances. Brendan Lyons of the Albany Times Union joins Bill to unravel the case.
The women of Duke University will also be fighting to keep their 30-0 record unsullied at this weekend's ACC conference tournament. Bill Littlefield asks Jack Daly of The Durham Herald-Sun whether there is any reason to doubt Duke's ability to capture its first ACC title since 2004.
Pittsburgh's Penguin Problem
Bill Littlefield explores the tenuous nature of the Penguins existence in Pittsburgh. Is a new arena financially plausible? Bill talks with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, reporter Dave Molinari of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Penguins players about the future of the franchise in the Steel City.
Does Allen Iverson have a point? Is practice just part of a great athlete's success? Bill is joined by Daniel Coyle, author of this Sunday's cover story in the New York Times' Play Magazine, "How To Grow A Super Athlete."
Drugs, Docs, and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the futility of the MLB steroid investigation, the NFL's top concussion doc resigns, and the cost of hosting the Olympics shocks the less than spendthrift IOC.
Bill Littlefield reads your letters.
Over the course of his career John Daly has left a lot of tournaments in the middle. Whether he failed to make the cut or for some other reason, Bill reveals Daly's latest retreat.
Aboard the Bio Boat
On Tuesday in Barbados, "EarthRace," a state-of-the-art Bio-diesel powered boat, will attempt to set a new world record for global circumnavigation. Only A Game's Monica Brady-Myerov went aboard for a visit last year and reports on the crew's effort to raise public awareness of renewable fuels.
This program aired on March 3, 2007.