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Andrew Bogut (6) looks to move on Boston Celtics' Kendrick Perkins.
Andrew Bogut (6) looks to move on Boston Celtics' Kendrick Perkins.

March is still a month away, but this year’s college basketball season has already offered plenty of madness. Bill talks with ESPN’s Pat Forde about big upsets, surprising Syracuse, and the constant shuffle of the top 25.

With a bad record in a worse economy, the Milwaukee Bucks are struggling to draw a respectable home crowd. Tired of the silence in the stands, center Andrew Bogut has given 100 season tickets to the loudest fans in town. Wisconsin Public Radio’s Kirk Carapezza has more on Bogut’s bold move.

Last Sunday, professional bowler Kelly Kulick became to first woman to win a PBA tour title. She joins Bill to discuss pins, wins, and making history.

Every member of a Stanley Cup championship team gets to take the trophy home, a tradition that has sent the Cup on quite a ride over the years. In his new book, Then Wayne Said to Mario, Kevin Allen recounts the best Stanley Cup stories. He joins Bill to share some of his favorites.

Bill updates the action at the Australian Open and takes some time to answer letters from our listeners.

Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce tackle the week in sports, including the futures of two aging quarterbacks, a jinx from the White House, and the perils of pillow-fighting.

Named after a former U.S. Olympic silver medalist, the Bill Koch Ski League has brought organized cross-country skiing to kids across the Northeast. As Bill discovered on a recent visit, the league thrives on a strong sense of community and just might pave the way for some future Olympic hopefuls.

This program aired on January 30, 2010.

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