Show rundown for 5/19/2007

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The WNBA Returns

Clay Kallam covers the WNBA for Full Court Press and joins Bill to preview the upcoming season and handicap just who will take home the title in September. The two also discuss a growing trend where the league's top players head to Russia in the off-season to play in a league with bigger paychecks than the WNBA provides.

Toronto's New Team

The MLS moved north of the border this off-season with the addition of a new franchise in Canada, Toronto FC. Bill Littlefield talks the team about its inaugural season thus far and while its been a bumpy ride, Toronto seems fully behind the city's newest team.

Predicting the Preakness

Two weeks ago Jenny Rees, writer for the Louisville Courier-Journal picked Street Sense to win the Kentucky Derby. To everyone's surprise, Rees was right and now she and Bill breakdown the Preakness to see if the Derby darling can morph into a Triple Crown winner.

Overcoming Addiction for 26.2 Miles

Nancy Greenleese of KUNC in Greeley, Colorado reports on a group running to overcome addiction and promote a message of recovery.


Jason Giambi says Major League Baseball should apologize about how it handled its steroid problem. Bill Littlefield found that very interesting.

Chatting with Charlie Pierce

The Boston Globe's Charlie Pierce joins Bill to take on the fiery Suns-Spurs series, what Floyd Landis doping case means for cycling and how the NFL and the NBA are progressing in their fight for global domination.

Biking in Boston

Boston's traffic patterns are notoriously tricky to maneuver. One way streets here, crazy drivers over there and yet some brave souls still manage the courage to bike to work. Only A Game's Karen Given followed one bike advocate during National Bike to Work Week on his journey to the office and found out it's not as harrowing as it seems.

This program aired on May 19, 2007.


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