After MLB players walked off the job in 1994, President Bill Clinton intervened. This week on Only A Game, former baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recounts his dealings with the White House. Also, the connection between cyclist Major Taylor and the cognac brand Hennessy. And John Grant Jr. retired from Major League Lacrosse in 2017. Then his daughter made him reconsider... Join us!
'You People Have Double-Crossed Us': Bud Selig's Run-In With Al Gore
The Clinton Administration attempted to resolve the 1994 MLB strike. It didn't work.
3 Stories: Jay-Z-NFL Partnership, USWNT Equal Pay Update, Jon Lester’s Yips
Sports Illustrated’s Charlotte Wilder and Mike Pesca, host of the daily Slate podcast “The Gist,” join Only A Game's Karen Given.
Why A Cognac Brand's Marketing Plan Includes A Black Cycling Pioneer
A Hennessy commercial during Super Bowl LIII portrayed cyclist Major Taylor. OAG's Niko Emack explains why Taylor was the perfect guy for Hennessy.
Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
Karen Given and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the latest injury to DeMarcus Cousins as well as Mike Tyson's weed consumption.
Family Business: LAX Legend John Grant Jr. Returns To Field For His Daughter
When lacrosse legend John Grant Jr. retired from the sport at age 42, he didn't plan on looking back. But then his daughter became a fan.
This program aired on August 17, 2019.