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Saturday, October 13, 2012

October 13th, 2012

Terry Francona Chooses Cleveland

Behind the scenes of MLB playoff baseball, teams partake in a manager-shifting exercise. The latest, most curious move places Terry Francona, a former Red Sox manager, with the Cleveland Indians. Bill talks with Bill Livingston of the ‘Cleveland Plain Dealer’ about the motivation behind Francona’s move.

October 13th, 2012

Dan Wetzel: In The Courtroom For Sandusky’s Sentencing

On Tuesday, 68-year-old former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in state prison. Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports was there, and talks with Bill about the impact of Sandusky’s courtroom appearance.

October 13th, 2012

Iconic NFL Quarterbacks In Their Second Acts

Some NFL quarterbacks are forever associated with one team even after they’ve joined another. As former Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning settles into the saddle of his new steed, the Denver Broncos, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou looks at some iconic quarterbacks and their second acts.

October 13th, 2012

Lance Armstrong Vs. 1000 Pages Of Evidence

This week, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released a report detailing testimony and scientific evidence of Lance Armstrong’s involvement in a doping scheme during his years as a professional cyclist. ESPN’s Bonnie D. Ford talks with Bill about the contents of the USADA report.

October 13th, 2012

Lawrence School Steps Toward Better Learning

A school in Lawrence, Mass. is testing a new method for helping kids learn. South Lawrence 5th Grade Academy breaks up the 8-hour school day with three sessions of physical activity. Bill Littlefield visits the school and reports how how the kids–and administrators–are reacting to this new schedule.

October 13th, 2012

Does Exercise Help Kids Learn?

The South Lawrence 5th Grade Academy uses exercise as a way to promote better learning, but does science support that notion? Bill turns to Dr. Majid Fotuhi, Chairman of the Neurology Institute for Brain Health and Fitness in Baltimore.

October 13th, 2012

‘Iron Friar’ To Tackle 140.6 Miles In Hawaii

Dan Callahan, a.k.a. the “Iron Friar”, will race in the 140.6-mile Ironman World Championship in Hawaii this weekend. Callahan, a Franciscan Friar from Toronto, talks with Bill about how triathlons influence his profession and life.

October 13th, 2012

Charlie Pierce And The Week In Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce and Bill discuss the MLB playoffs, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s latest action in the Saints bounty scandal, and two sports records broken this week.

October 13th, 2012

‘Queen Of Katwe’ Is An Unlikely Chess Champion

The new book, ‘The Queen of Katwe’ tells the story of a girl from a Ugandan slum who found solace in chess. Bill talks with the author, Tim Crothers.

October 13th, 2012

Music On Only A Game

Gary Waleik lists the music on this week’s show.

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