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Cherelle became the 16th woman to join the Harlem Globetrotters. (Courtesy Cherelle George)
Cherelle became the 16th woman to join the Harlem Globetrotters. (Courtesy Cherelle George)

All her life, basketball player Cherelle George was told to tone down her game. This week on Only A Game, how Cherelle found a team that embraced her style, the Harlem Globetrotters. Also, audio producer Nick Andersen started running around the same time he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. He shares his story. And we get an update from Jared Wells, a bodybuilder with cystic fibrosis. Join us!

How Cherelle George Found A Home With The Harlem Globetrotters
Before becoming “Torch,” Cherelle George was often told to “tone it down.”

Checking In With Jared Wells, Bodybuilder With Cystic Fibrosis
Wells isn't going to the gym because of the pandemic. But he's still exercising.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
Karen and Charlie discuss the Washington NFL team's new team president, plus Jimmy Butler's thriving bubble business.

For Nick Andersen, Running And Type 1 Diabetes Are Linked
Andersen started running just as he found out he'd be living with Type 1 diabetes.

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This program aired on August 22, 2020.

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