It’s tough to say what Barry Bonds is better known for – his record setting 762 career home runs or the questions about whether he lied to a 2003 grand jury about taking performance enhancing drugs. Bonds’ perjury trial is set to begin this Monday. Bill reports on the complexities of the case.
Golf fans happily welcomed the return of Tiger Woods this week. Golf pros probably reluctantly welcomed him back. Woods teed off for the first time in over eight months in the WGC Match Play Tournament. Sports Illustrated senior writer, Damon Hack joins Bill to discuss what Tiger’s return means for the sport.
Major League Baseball and all the steroid drama surrounding it might get some time off when the World Baseball Classic starts next week. Jeff Blair of The Globe and Mail has a preview of what to expect as the international tournament begins.
The New York Yankees took a commanding three games to none lead in the 1960 World Series. However, the Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t let that get in their way, as they won the next four, including what author Jim Reisler considers the best game ever played. Jim joins Bill to talk about Game 7 and his book, “The Best Game Ever Played.”
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss finances in sports, Tom Brady’s perfect life, and a Valentine’s day striptease.
Gymnastics has been losing ground at the college level, and high schools have been cancelling programs as fewer and fewer students have expressed interest in the sport. But Only A Game's Karen Given recently found a place where - stumbles, missteps, and unstuck landings notwithstanding - the popularity of gymnastics has been growing among adults: Chelsea Pier.
This program aired on February 28, 2009.