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Saturday, November 24, 2012

November 24th, 2012

Big Changes In Big Ten, Big East

Maryland and Rutgers are jumping to the Big Ten Conference. What does this mean for college football? Bill speaks with Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports.

November 24th, 2012
By Anne Marshall

Hoosiers, Cardinals, And Wildcats

Indiana, Lousiville, and Kentucky have three of the best basketball programs in the country, all within a 170-mile drive. Reporter Anne Marshall hit the road to figure out if fans’ loyalties have geographic boundaries.

November 24th, 2012

Division III’s Jack Taylor Shatters Points Record

Jack Taylor, a sophomore at Division III Grinnell College in Iowa, shattered the NCAA scoring record by scoring 138 points in a game on Tuesday. Bill speaks with Chris Varney, who provided play-by-play for the record-setting game.

November 24th, 2012

David Beckham Leaving Los Angeles

After five-and-a-half seasons, soccer superstar David Beckham will play his last game with the L.A. Galaxy on December 1st. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl talks with Bill Littlefield about Beckham’s impact of Major League Soccer — past, present, and future.

November 24th, 2012

The Instigator: How Gary Bettman Remade the NHL

As more games fall victim to the current lockout, author Jonathon Gatehouse talks with Bill Littlefield about his book, “The Instigator: How Gary Bettman Remade the NHL and Changed the Game Forever.”

November 24th, 2012

Hockey And Hostess Leave A Bad Taste

How does the National Hockey League differ from a Twinkie? Bill offers his thoughts on the similarities between the NHL lockout and the demise of Hostess.

November 24th, 2012

Our Listeners' Comments

Bill Littlefield responds to comments from listeners about last week’s show.

November 24th, 2012

Charlie Pierce And The Week In Sports

Math questions, obscure rules, rabbit hunting, and Christmas carols: Charlie Pierce and Bill Littlefield discuss a typical week in the sports world.

November 24th, 2012

Women’s Pro Soccer: 3rd Time’s The Charm?

The details are sketchy, but a new women’s pro soccer league appears to be in the works. Will it succeed where two previous attempts failed?

November 24th, 2012
By Susan Valot

Trampoline Dodgeball: Bouncing Balls And People

According to the Ben Stiller movie, ‘Dodgeball’, the five D’s of dodgeball are “Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge.” But what happens if you add a court of trampolines to the mix? Susan Valot found out at the Ultimate Trampoline Dodgeball Championship in Los Angeles.

November 24th, 2012

Music On Only A Game

Gary Waleik revels in one more week of math rock-free livin’ while John Perotti is scaring Canucks north of the border.

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