Madness in Full Swing
It's been only two days and our brackets are already in shambles. How are yours? Bill has a NCAA men's tourney update and then talks to Michelle Smith of the San Francisco Chronicle for a preview of the women's tournament.
Crack Shots in Fairbanks
If you were to characterize the women of Duke basketball as "sharpshooters", you'd be right. Ditto for the Oregon men's team. But one team of collegiate deadeyes has already won its respective NCAA tournament. From member stations KUAC in Fairbanks, Alaska, Libby Casey reports.
But first, the Muslim American Society Olympics were held in Tampa last weekend, even as the ACC Conference Tournament raged. The 5th annual installment of MAS Olympics was the biggest ever. Bobbie O'Brien of member station WUSF in Tampa was there and has this report.
It's a fool's quest to designate one baseball season as the best, isn't it? Not according to Cait Murphy, who has written "Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History. As evidence she trots out Ty Cobb, Christy Matthewson, and Honus Wagner, and Fred Merkle, among others...not to mention two tight pennant races. Cait Murphy joins Bill from New York.
Duke's Demise and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Duke goes down, an instant NBA classic, and Tim Hardaway's change of heart.
Leotards and Loop Circles
What happens when you take the grace, skill, costumes, and athleticism of ice dancing and put it on roller skates? Only A Game's Karen Given went to the Roller Figure Skating Mid-Winter Invitational in Beverly, Massachusetts and has our story.
This program aired on March 17, 2007.