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New York Nemeses

There is no more storied interleague rivalry in baseball than the Yankees and the Mets. In the midst of the teams' current battle in the Bronx, Ron Schachter went down to the Big Apple to get the lowdown on the subway series.

Red vs. Blue

For forty years, the battle for the hearts and minds of Los Angelino Major League Baseball fans was a rout. Bill Dwyre of the Los Angeles Times weighs in on how the Dodger blue that covered the Los Angeles area has given way to Angel red.

Does Tim Kurkjian Ask Rhetorical Questions?

Nobody knows baseball better than Tim Kurkjian. Bill sits down with Tim to discuss his new book, "Is This a Great Game, or What?" and figure out why baseball players are the most versatile athletes on the planet.

Two of a Kind

Baseball evokes memories of father/son days at the ballpark. Greg Echlin tells the story of a father and a son whose exploits at the ballpark, and, in fact, on the ballfield itself, have provided their family and friends with a scrapbook full of World Series memories.

It's Not About the Truth

"It's Not about the Truth," a new book by Don Yaeger and former Duke Lacrosse coach Mike Pressler, presents Coach Pressler as an admirable man done wrong. Bill Littlefield would have been more comfortable with that characterization if the book hadn't been so concerned with discrediting so many of the other people involved in the Duke Lacrosse case.

Chatting with Charlie Pierce

The Boston Globe's Charlie Pierce joins Bill from South Carolina to talk about NASCAR, the NBA Finale, and substances you shouldn't put in your mouth.

Speed Cubing

This weekend in Chicago, the country's best speed cubers are gathered for the 2007 U.S. Open Rubik's Cube Championship. Karen Given travelled to Bridgeport, Connecticut to witness for herself the new Rubik's Cube craze that's sweeping the nation.

This program aired on June 16, 2007.

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