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Saturday, April 21, 2012

April 21st, 2012

Miami Fans Fired Up Over New Marlins Park

The new ballpark in Miami opened this year, and it has many people in the area excited for Marlins baseball. Phil Latzman of WLRN in Miami has the story.

April 21st, 2012

Fenway Turns 100 Years Old

Fenway Park turned 100 years old on Friday. Only A Game’s Karen Given stopped by the historical ballpark to study its rich history.

April 21st, 2012

No New Court For NBA’s Kings

Deal or no deal? The owners of the Sacramento Kings deny that there was an agreement to build a new basketball arena in California’s capital city. Now, the Sacramento Bee’s Dale Kasler says the team’s future is up in the air.

April 21st, 2012

Olympic Gold Going Green In London

Organizers for the 2012 Olympic Games in London set themselves a goal: to be the most sustainable Olympics ever. Only A Game’s Ron Schachter took a trip across the pond to find out how everything is going.

April 21st, 2012

Pricey Olympic Stadium An Albatross For Montreal

The Olympic Stadium in Montreal didn’t exactly live up to its original expectations. Cost overruns left Canadian taxpayers with a hefty bill that took 30 years to pay.

April 21st, 2012

Houston Astrodome: The Eighth Wonder Of The World?

The Houston Astrodome was originally advertised as the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” It didn’t quite live up to that billing, and it has been vacant for the better part of the last decade. David Barron of the Houston Chronicle joins us to talk about the historic dome.

April 21st, 2012

Bill Littlefield’s Favorite Stadiums

In his latest commentary, Bill Littlefield offers two of his favorite sports memories: one at a tiny ballpark in Pennsylvania, and the other at one of the largest soccer stadiums in the world.

April 21st, 2012

The Week In Sports With Charlie Pierce

Charlie Pierce stops by to talk about stadiums. Were you expecting anything else this week?

April 21st, 2012

Stadium Roundtable

Joining Bill Littlefield for a roundtable discussion on building and remodeling stadiums are Janet Marie Smith, Philip Bess, and Greg Sherlock, all of whom have vast experience in ballpark construction and renovation.

April 21st, 2012

Music On Only A Game

On the occasion of the Fenway Centennial, Only A Game’s Gary Waleik analyzes the musical home runs in this week’s show.

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