Latest Show: A Paralympic Love Story, 100-Day Horse Race, More

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Paralympian Dartanyon Crockett (left) and Leroy Sutton both grew up in Cleveland's inner city. (Brownie Harris)
Paralympian Dartanyon Crockett (left) and Leroy Sutton both grew up in Cleveland's inner city. (Brownie Harris)

This week on Only A Game, the story of how two high school wrestlers and an ESPN producer became a family…and how that family ended up at the Paralympics. Plus, the story of The Great American Horse Race -- a 3,500-mile trek that was won by a mule. And Bill Littlefield remembers a trip to Rockingham Park that ended well, even though he didn’t win any money. Join us!

Rockingham Remembered

Bill Littlefield remembers a trip to Rockingham Park that ended well, even though he didn’t win any money.

3 Stories: The Indestructible NFL, Art Briles' Apology, Paralympics Scheduling

Will Americans ever stop loving football? Is former Baylor football coach Art Briles' apology any indication that the culture of college football is changing? And should the Paralympics take place before the Olympics? ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. and Shira Springer of the Boston Globe join Bill Littlefield.

2 Inner-City Wrestlers + 1 ESPN Producer = Family

When high school wrestlers Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton became friends, they couldn't have known how far that friendship would take them. Only A Game's Karen Given has the story.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Cam Newton sustained multiple hits to the head in the NFL season opener Thursday night. The league's concussion protocol, however, was noticeably absent. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce and Bill analyze all of the ways the NFL mishandled the situation.

How A Steeplejack, A Teenager And A Mule Won The Great American Horse Race

This story is about America, a birthday party, a father and a son — and a one-of-a-kind sporting event that ended 40 years ago last week. Only A Game's Martin Kessler has more.

This program aired on September 10, 2016.


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