College Hoops with Pat Forde
On Wednesday night, Texas Tech's Bob Knight coached his 900th win in Division I Men's Basketball. It's a milestone for Knight, who already had the record for the most wins. ESPN's Pat Forde joins Bill for Knight news and the rest of the happenings in the college game.
Baseball's Congressional Hearings
This week, MLB commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA head Don Fehr testified in front of Congress in the continuing brouhaha over illegal performance enhancers in baseball. Was anything accomplished? Bill has an update.
Law and Order: MLB
Last week, MLB announced the creation of a new independent taskforce to investigate drug cheats. But, what does that mean? The Only A Game players let their imaginations soar...
The Surging Chargers
The San Diego Chargers...ahem...shocked the NFL when they defeated the Indianapolis Colts in the divisional playoffs. This week they head to New England to face the juggernaut known as the Patriots for a berth in the Super Bowl. Jim Trotter of Sports Illustrated joins Bill from San Diego to gauge the Bolts' chances.
The NFC Championship Game features the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants led by quarterback Eli Manning. Closely scrutinized and and criticized since he was drafted number one over all in 2004, Eli seems to have found his way and has his team one game away from Super Bowl XLII. Harvey Araton of The New York Times joins Bill Littlefield from New York.
Reggie Bush, currently a running back with the New Orleans Saints, helped lead USC to a national championship in 2004 and won the Heisman Trophy in 2005. But, rumors and accusations have been swirling for years that Bush and his family took hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal benefits while Bush was still in school. Bill talks with Don Yeager about his new book, "Tarnished Heisman: Did Reggie Bush turn his Final College Season into a Six-Figure Job?"
Australian Open and More with Charlie Pierce
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: Roddick loses at the Aussie Open, Bobby Fischer dies, and a soccer players blames it on the ref.
Underground in Wales
Visitors to Wales are presented with never-ending options for outdoors adventure, like hiking, biking, rock climbing, wind surfing, and even land yachting. So, why would a country with so much to offer also build Great Britain's first indoor artificial cave. Only A Game's Karen Given has the story.
This program aired on January 19, 2008.