Saturday, July 5, 2008

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Only A Game host Bill Littlefield and the Boston Globe’s Olympic correspondent John Powers talk about the record breaking U.S. Olympic Swimming trials, which were held this week in Omaha, Nebraska.

For the second year in a row, the defending champion has been banned from the Tour de France and many believe the race is as good as dead. A campaign has begun to take back the tour and to move on from the doping issues of the past. But is it possible for the race to return to its former glory? Only A Game’s Karen Given has the story.

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has been played for over 90 years. Today the tournament remains as strong as ever with its loyal fan base. Bill follows two teams, the Western Massachusetts Pioneers and the Richmond Kickers, as they attempt the unlikely feat of unseating a MLS team as champion.

If anyone ever wanted a complete history of the game of Poker, chances are you will be able to find the answer in Des Wilson’s new book Ghosts At The Table. From its early days in the Wild West to becoming an internet phenomenon, Bill talks about it all when Des joins him on the show.

Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: The New York Yankee’s roller coaster season, the Sonic’s farewell to Seattle and the new world record set by two thousand people.

When you picture the typical largemouth bass fisherman, chances are a woman doesn’t immediately come to your mind. Well forget about everything you thought before. The Women’s Bassmaster Tour Series is well underway and Only A Game’s Kim Green shows that these ladies have just what it takes to hook themselves a winner.


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