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Shawn Harrington and Rus Bradburd talk after Shawn's "Hoops for Peace Chicago" games.  (Michael James)
Shawn Harrington and Rus Bradburd talk after Shawn's "Hoops for Peace Chicago" games. (Michael James)
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Former college basketball coach Rus Bradburd believed he'd wronged one of his recruits. This week on Only A Game, the story of Bradburd's efforts to re-connect with his former player in a time of great need. Also, Don Cherry never coached a team to a championship — at least, that's what most people think. And a tale of batting practice that almost went horribly wrong. Join us!

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20 Years Later, Former College Basketball Coach Makes Amends

When Shawn Harrington was shot and paralyzed in a case of mistaken identity, his former college coach became his "biggest advocate."

3 Stories: Doping In Kenya, Hockey Broadcasters, NFL Cheerleaders

Sportswriter and editor Patrick Hruby and WBUR's Shira Springer join Bill Littlefield.

Don Cherry’s Little-Known Coaching Championship

The knock on Don Cherry is that he never coached a team to a championship. But in 1972, he did coach a team to championship. It was Pittsford High School. Only A Game has the story of that season.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss LeBron James' epic performances against Toronto — and more.

The Bull And The Matador: Playing Baseball With Donald Trump

More than 50 years ago, a future writer and a future president played baseball together at the New York Military Academy.

This program aired on May 5, 2018.

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