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Michael Henry Ortiz set out to run 100 100-mile races in 100 weeks. (Courtesy Michael Henry Ortiz)
Michael Henry Ortiz set out to run 100 100-mile races in 100 weeks. (Courtesy Michael Henry Ortiz)

Since 2018, Michael Henry Ortiz has been trying to run 100 100-mile races in 100 consecutive weeks. So what did he do when the COVID-19 pandemic kept him inside his New York City apartment? Run around his living room, of course! Also this week on Only A Game, the story of Sam Khandaghabadi, the Iranian American trans pro wrestler who created Hoodslam. And, we re-air our story on the horse named Onion who took on Secretariat ... and won. Join us!

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'My Brother Told Me To Live': A Story Of Loss, Discovery And Ultramarathoning
Michael Ortiz was a homebody. Now, his brother's memory inspires him to run ultramarathons all over the world.

How A Pro Wrestler Found Acceptance In A Sport Defined By Machismo
Sam Khandaghabadi didn't always feel accepted as an Iranian-American growing up in Georgia. At Hoodslam, Sam has been embraced by fans.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
Karen and Charlie discuss the NWSL's plans for return, and the Formula One driver who was kicked off his team after bringing in a ringer for a virtual race.

How A Horse Named Onion Defeated A Giant
Forty-five years ago, the brilliant Secretariat captured the 1973 Triple Crown. But that didn't impress the unassuming Onion.

This program aired on May 30, 2020.

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