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Saturday, May 25, 2013

May 25th, 2013

Oklahoma City Thunder Support Tornado-Damaged Community

In the wake of Monday’s tornadoes in Oklahoma, Thunder star Kevin Durant and the team each pledged $1 million to relief efforts. Bill Littlefield speaks with Thunder General Manager Sam Presti about the donations.

May 25th, 2013

San Jose Sharks Try To Avoid Another Early Exit

The San Jose Sharks are on the brink of an early exit from the NHL postseason…again. Bill speaks with David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News about the Sharks’ chances of finally hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup.

May 25th, 2013

Francona Right At Home As Red-Hot Cleveland Visits Fenway

The Indians have a new manager, but he’s got more than a little experience. As Bill Littlefield reports, Terry Francona has Cleveland off to a hot start.

May 25th, 2013
By Greg Echlin

Golfer Vijay Singh Gets Older…Sues The PGA

It’s time for veteran golfer Vijay Singh to decide whether he can still compete on the regular PGA Tour, or if it’s time for a move to the senior circuit. As Only A Game’s Greg Echlin reports, that decision is made even more complicated by the lawsuit Singh has brought against the PGA.

May 25th, 2013

Runner Tackles The Tour De France … On Foot

The Tour de France is cycling’s most grueling race. At more than 2000 miles, this year’s route includes elevation changes equal to three and a half Mount Everest climbs. So, why would someone tackle the course on foot? Bill Littlefield speaks with endurance runner Zoe Romano.

May 25th, 2013

‘Mickey And Willie’ Details Ties Between Two Baseball Legends

Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays are forever intertwined in baseball history. The iconic centerfielders lived very different lives, but author Allen Barra argues they had more similarities than differences. Bill Littlefield speaks with Barra about his new book ‘Mickey and Willie.’

May 25th, 2013

News Of The Week With Charlie Pierce

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the L.A. Kings perfect home playoff record, the partnership behind New York’s newest soccer franchise, and Chuck Norris’s advice for fielding a football team.

May 25th, 2013

Chicago White Sox Pitcher Chris Sale And His Insatiable Appetite

Major League pitcher Chris Sale lists In-N-Out Burger, McDonalds, and Taco Bell among his favorite restaurants, but still manages to maintain a skeletal frame. Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the athlete and his eating habits.

May 25th, 2013
By Dan Kraker

World-Class Whitewater Lures Kayakers To Upper Midwest

Every spring, the rivers that feed into Lake Superior generate whitewater that attracts elite kayakers from all over the country. Only A Game’s Dan Kraker reports on the scene and the man who helped educate people about the rivers of the Upper Midwest.

May 25th, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Gary Waleik lists all the classics…for this week, anyway.

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