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Saturday, March 16, 2013

March 16th, 2013
By Jim O'Grady

2013 Big East Tournament Marks End Of An Era

With the Big East breaking up, 2013 is the final year of the tournament as we’ve known it. Jim O’Grady went to Madison Square Garden to talk to fans about the changes.

March 16th, 2013

High Hopes For Diggins, No. 2 Notre Dame

Following Notre Dame’s victory over UConn in the Big East tournament, expectations are high for star Skylar Diggins and the No. 2 women’s basketball team heading into the NCAA tournament.

March 16th, 2013

Career 900 For Stringer, Rutgers Misses Dance

For the first time in 11 years, the Rutgers women’s basketball will likely not play in the NCAA tournament. Head Coach C. Vivian Stringer joins Bill Littlefield to reflect on the season and to discuss her 900th career win.

March 16th, 2013

After Slow Start, NHL’s Blue Jackets Begin Turnaround

After opening the season 5-12-4, the Columbus Blue Jackets have begun to turn their season around. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the Blue Jackets’ rise to NHL relevance.

March 16th, 2013

Redskins’ Trademark Faces Challenge

Washington’s NFL franchise is in danger of losing exclusive rights to the nickname “Redskins.” Sports on Earth’s Patrick Hruby joins Bill Littlefield to explore the issue.

March 16th, 2013
By Fletcher Powell

Runners, Start Your Griddles

The day before Ash Wednesday is no ordinary day in Liberal, Kan. For more than 60 years, residents of Liberal have participated in an international race featuring skillets, aprons…and pancakes. Fletcher Powell has the story.

March 16th, 2013

The ‘Real’ Reason Behind Canada-Mexico Brawl

Bill Littlefield searches for a historical explanation for the brawl between Canada and Mexico at the World Baseball Classic.

March 16th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

OAG analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the NFL offseason, March Madness, and a contentious spelling bee.

March 16th, 2013

Feedback From OAG’s Listeners

What do Bernie Kosar, hula hoops, and high school girls swimming all have in common? Each was mentioned by at least one listener in response to some of our recent shows. Bill Littlefield responds to the comments.

March 16th, 2013

‘Ramblers’: The Story Of A Trailblazing Team

In 1963, the Loyala Ramblers won the NCAA tournament with four black players in their starting lineup. In his new book “Ramblers,” Michael Lenehan chronicles the historic season.

March 16th, 2013

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