With Tuesday’s decisive victory over Louisville, UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma earned his eighth national championship, equalling Pat Summitt’s mark at Tennessee. The Hartford Courant’s John Altavilla joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the accomplishment and the future of the UConn program.
The Denver Nuggets have already matched a program record for regular season victories, but will Denver make even more history in the NBA playoffs? The Denver Post’s Chris Dempsey tells Bill Littlefield whether the Nuggets can reach the finals for the first time.
Since 2008, the Boise State football program has hosted Japanese coaches and players from Hosei University’s football team. Boise has even given Hosei University permission to install a blue football field. Only A Game’s Scott Graf has the story.
Augusta National’s pimento cheese sandwiches are a time-honored tradition of the Masters. This year they’re causing something of an uproar. ESPN The Magazine senior writer Wright Thompson joined Bill Littlefield to explain the controversy.
Winners of Monday’s Boston Marathon will receive a $150,000 prize. But that’s not all. Per tradition, the winners will also be outfitted with wreaths of olive branches imported from Greece. Bill Littlefield has the story.
Bill Rodgers won the Boston Marathon four times. As if to prove he didn’t need a home-field advantage, he also won the New York Marathon four times. In a new book ‘Marathon Man’, Bill Rodgers and co-author Matthew Shepatin tell the story of Rodgers’s first Boston victory in 1975.
Bill Littlefield responds to comments from Only A Game’s listeners.
OAG analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the end of the Red Sox sellout streak, a bench-clearing brawl, and an unusual package that arrived at Wrigled Field.
NPR contributor Elissa Ely shares a story from a hike into the Grand Canyon.
While it’s true that big people populate most basketball teams, there are some little people who excel at the sport. But few of them are as small as Jahmani Swanson, a 4’5″ point guard. Only A Game’s Jon Kalish recently caught up with the man who has been called the Michael Jordan of dwarf basketball.
OAG’s Gary Waleik runs through the repertoire.
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