Peter Sagal, Basketball Tragedy, Hall Of Fame Duo

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Peter Sagal ran his first marathon when he was nearly 40 years old. (Courtesy Kyle Cassidy)
Peter Sagal ran his first marathon when he was nearly 40 years old. (Courtesy Kyle Cassidy)

Peter Sagal is the host of NPR's Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! He's also completed 14 marathons. But his relationship with running hasn't always been smooth. This week on Only A Game, Sagal discusses his struggles with male body image. Plus, tragedy strikes a basketball-crazed community. And two Indiana high school football coaches share a lasting bond. Join us!

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Peter Sagal On Running, Male Body Image And His Love Handles
Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal talks about his adolescent struggles with body image.

3 Stories: Potential Olympic Union, Transgender Athlete Bill, Red-Shirt Seasons
The Wall Street Journal's Rachel Bachman and ThinkProgress' Lindsay Gibbs join Northwestern's J.A. Adande.

Given: A Fan's Crisis Of Conscience
Earlier this week, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution. Karen Given says the incident has at least some Patriots fans thinking critically about their fandom.

#JusticeForJimmy: A Community Grieves For Its Basketball Star
"What if things were reversed?" Cory Smith wonders. "What if these Indian kids ran over this white man?"

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
J.A. Adande and Charlie Pierce discuss Bryce Harper's rich free agent deal, the end of James Harden's 30-point-or-more streak and a New York Met's rather unappetizing spring training injury.

'He Was The True Hall Of Famer': Two Football Coaches' Special Bond
After learning he was nominated for the Indiana Football Hall of Fame, Bruce Scifres had a surprising reaction: "I just felt that they had kinda picked the wrong guy."

This program aired on March 2, 2019.


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