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Suns Spurs BasketballFightin' Phillies Celebrate World Series Win Play audio With red and white ticker-tape still littering the streets of Philadelphia, Only A Game's Joel Rose tells us how Philly welcomed home their World Champions during the Phillies World Series parade.

NBA Season Update Play audio Can the Boston Celtics repeat their stellar championship performance from last year or will Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers take the number one spot in the East? With the 2008 NBA season in its early stages, Bill Littlefield talkes with analyst Kevin Hench on this season's possibilities.

Sports and the Economy Play audio With the nation's economy in a delicate state, Bill Littlefield investigates the positive and negative impacts of the country's financial woes on both major and minor league sports franchises. While some baseball fans have been able to buy a World Series ticket for far less money than in past years, many front offices have taken steps to economize the business of their team from postponing the construction of a new stadium to cutting the travel roster. Are sports and their franchises up for sale or will they continue to prosper thanks to big budget corporations? Find out.

Minor League Wounds

512zvlyobkl__sx126_pc41100_sh20_1Bill Littlefield turns to minor league baseball franchise owner and Fun Is Good author Michael Veeck for tips on how the minor leagues can weather the economic storm.

"A Race Like No Other" Play audio Bill Littlefield speaks with author Liz Ribbons about her new book, A Race Like No Other: 26.2 Miles Through The Streets Of New York, a book dedicated to the New York Marathon and those who have participated in the historical race.

Hooray for the Phillies And More with Charlie Pierce Play audio
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: who was watching the 2008 World Series, NBA injuries, and why some high school football teams need cheerleaders to put down their pom-poms and suit up.

Humans Vs. Zombies! Play audio Only A Game's Karen Given survives the perils of Nerf guns and marshmallows during her trip to UMass Amherst to explore Humans vs. Zombies, a modified version of tag popular on college campuses nationwide.Click here to view photos.

This program aired on November 1, 2008.

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Bill Littlefield was the host of Only A Game from 1993 until 2018.




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