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Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter

With baseball’s playoffs in full-swing, Bill talks with ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian about the Divisional Series surprises.

For fans of any sport the offseason can be dreary and dull.  But for the few remaining fans of the Phoenix Coyotes, this year’s offseason was especially trying.  Only A Game’s Steve Goldstein reports on the Phoenix faithful who hope to turn their attentions iceward.

Bill has an update on the fifth and final game of the WNBA Finals.

Last week, Rio de Janeiro was chosen as the host site for the 2016 Summer Olympics, beating out Chicago, Tokyo and Madrid.  Bill speaks with the Boston Globe’s John Powers about turmoil in the USOC, the expense of the Olympic bid process, and the addition of golf and sevens rugby to the Olympic slate.

Do you list Slapshot as one of your favorite movies?  Do you obsessively quote Caddyshack?  Or are you more of a fan of the classics, like The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh?  Bill discusses the 100 greatest sports movies of all-time with Ray Didinger, co-author of The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies.

Last week’s show inspired, and provoked, many listeners.  Bill runs down some of the mail Only A Game received.

Interested in a New York-sized catcher controversy, marathon missteps, or Rush Limbaugh’s NFL dreams?  Bill and Only A Game commentator Charlie Pierce discuss all of the week’s sports news.

This fall the NBA Development League is adding two new teams.  Nearly 20 percent of all NBA players have spent time in the NBA's minor league, better known as the D-League. One of the new teams, the Maine Red Claws, recently held an open tryout and Only A Game's Doug Tribou put his hoop dreams to the test.

This program aired on October 10, 2009.

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