Alpe D’Huez

Golf has St. Andrews and Augusta National. Tennis has Roland Garros and Wimbledon. But for bike racing, Olympia can found on the Alpe D’Huez, a dramatic glacial peak in the Southern French Alps. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman reports.

Commentary

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Bill notices that opportunities like the one Ken Schulman enjoyed, or suffered, on Alpe D’Huez are rare in the world of sports.

The Shag Workout

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Exercise you way to better…um…sex?

Olympic Truce

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While Greek Olympic officials are spending millions trying to keep Athens 2004 safe from terrorists, the International Olympic Committee is promoting the concept of Olympic truce. Bruce Gellerman has our report.

Waldorf Olympics

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For fans who wish for a simpler Olympics… one free from lawsuits, controversy, and unpronounceable chemical compounds…we present the 17th annual Waldorf School Olympics.

The Black Prince of Baseball

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Donald Dewey and Nicholas Acocella talk about their new book, “The Black Prince of Baseball: Hal Chase and the Mythology of the Game.”

Lawnmower Races

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Ask any NASCAR fan what’s so special about cars going around in circles, and they’ll tell you: it’s about speed, noise, and risk. But a growing number of average Joes who dream of turning their own laps in America’s fastest-growing sport are turning to a more affordable four-wheeled vehicle.