This week on Only A Game, we share a full plate of "leftover" stories that didn't fit in past episodes. A marathon swimmer's matchup against jellyfish and lampreys. A unexpected night with Mike Tyson. A WNBA legend's first pair of basketball shoes. And the rock band that may have saved Fenway Park. Join us!
Jesse Cole's business philosophy is "fans first." And one of his players took this to heart on Opening Night for the Savannah Bananas.
Pat Gallant-Charette set her first world record in marathon swimming when she was 60. And she's still swimming.
Fritz Pollard was a Hall of Fame running back. But he also excelled in business ... with a little help from America's richest man.
Fenway Park was in danger. Then the band Smash Mouth showed up.
Team Iceland is the fearsome rival in "D2: The Mighty Ducks." But there was almost an even scarier Ducks' enemy.
After his wife told him to never bring home another useless trophy, 'Bricklayer' Bill Kennedy altered his race strategy.
Seimone Augustus is known throughout the WNBA as an avid sneaker-lover. In elementary school, she was known for her Air Jordan 5s.
Former NHL player and ref Paul Stewart and his Dad loved watching Star Trek together. Bill Stewart had a special connection with Mr. Spock.
Karen Given and Charlie Pierce discuss the funniest recent stories from the world of sports.
Linda Dahl met many boxers in her career as a fight doctor. And in 2006, she spent an evening with Mike Tyson.
2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens has some superstitious habits during tournaments.
Only A Game's Martin Kessler looks at the history of the three-word phrase.
This program aired on November 24, 2018.