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Last spring Jeremy Lin won an NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors. This spring he's trying to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. (Ben Margot/AP)
Last spring Jeremy Lin won an NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors. This spring he's trying to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. (Ben Margot/AP)

Jeremy Lin joins us from China to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic — and his Be the Light campaign. Also this week on Only A Game, Rachel Balkovec shares her story of overcoming gender discrimination to become the first female hitting coach in an MLB organization. And Billy Mills revisits his historic underdog win at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. And a sports writer tries — briefly — to train like an NFL player during the pandemic. Join us!

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Jeremy Lin: Seeing The COVID-19 Pandemic From Both Sides Of The Pacific
Lin was playing pro basketball in China when the COVID-19 pandemic began.

How Rachel Balkovec Made Baseball History
Balkovec became the first full-time female hitting coach for an MLB organization.

'I Healed A Broken Soul': Billy Mills' Unexpected 1964 Olympic Win
For Mills, the 10,000 meter race was about much more than a medal.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
Karen and Charlie discuss Walt Disney World as a possible NBA venue, and the good and bad news about the Tokyo Olympics.

‘It Was Horrible’: Sports Writer Tries Fitness Test For NFL Players
Nora Princiotti tried to keep up with NFL players who train without their usual equipment.

Escaping — And Embracing — Humanity, On A Hike In The Middle Of Nowhere
Elissa Ely took to the mountains for a hike. She was reminded of her faith in the world.

This program aired on May 23, 2020.

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