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Saturday, October 27, 2012

October 27th, 2012

World Series Update With Tim Kurkjian

Bill talks with ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian about the 2012 World Series and Pablo Sandoval’s amazing night.

October 27th, 2012

New York Islanders Moving To Brooklyn

In 2015, the New York Islanders will move from their current home in Nassau County to Brooklyn, where they will share an arena with the new Brooklyn Nets. New York Times columnist George Vecsey spoke with Bill how these changes will, or won’t, affect New Yorkers.

October 27th, 2012
By Dave Grunebaum

Brooklyn Nets Come Home

As the NBA regular season is poised to begin, Brooklyn residents officially welcome the Nets to their new home. Only A Game’s Dave Grunebaum looks at the history of sports in the borough.

October 27th, 2012

Vancouver Whitecaps Make MLS Playoffs

The Vancouver Whitecaps became the first Canadian soccer team to qualify for MLS postseason. Bill talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Iain MacIntyre about the team’s success and potential performance in their first match-up.

October 27th, 2012

Houston Dynamo Undefeated At Home

The Houston Dynamo, coached by Dominic Kinnear, are undefeated at home this season, and prepare for postseason play. Jesus Ortiz of the ‘Houston Chronicle’ spoke with Bill about the team’s dominance and Kinnear’s coaching success.

October 27th, 2012

Red Bulls In MLS Playoffs, Future Status Less Certain

The New York Red Bulls are preparing to play in the MLS playoffs, but face the dual challenges of declining attendance and a potential regional rival. Jim Edwards of ‘Business Insider’ talked with Bill about the state of soccer in New York and postseason hopes for the Red Bulls.

October 27th, 2012
By Ron Schachter

College Rodeos Round Up Student-Athletes

Nearly 150 colleges in the U.S. have a rodeo team. Athletes are heavily recruited and because the NCAA doesn’t oversee the sport, students can get cash stipends and win prize money. Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports on collegiate rodeos.

October 27th, 2012

Listener Comments

Will the “Queen of Katwe” receive any benefits from the book written about her? And, what was up with all those tuna cans? Bill Littlefield responds to comments from listeners.

October 27th, 2012

Charlie Pierce And The Week In Sports

OAG analyst Charlie Pierce talks with Bill about the World Series, the NFL standings, and the upcoming NBA season. He also discusses NBA Commissioner David Stern’s decision to retire and the Miami Marlins’ decision to fire Ozzie Guillen.

October 27th, 2012

‘Hit By Pitch': A Look Into MLB’s Only Deadly Injury

Only one major league baseball player has ever died from being hit with a ball. Molly Lawless, author of the graphic novel ‘Hit by Pitch,’ joins Bill to discuss Ray Chapman’s death in 1920.

October 27th, 2012

Armstrong Joins Paterno In Altered Sports History Books

The International Cycling Union stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France wins, making the winner of those races…nobody. Bill Littlefield looks at the recent history of rewriting the sports history books.

October 27th, 2012

Music On Only A Game

Gary Waleik takes potshots at John Perotti’s music choices.

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