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Saturday, June 8, 2013

June 8th, 2013

Predicting The Fallout From The MLB’s Latest PED Scandal

Mike Fish was part of the Outside the Lines reporting team that broke the news about Major League Baseball’s plans to suspend players linked to a South Florida supplement provider. Fish joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the scandal.

June 8th, 2013

Spurs Grab Early Lead In NBA Finals

LeBron James posted a triple-double in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but it wasn’t enough for the Miami Heat to top the San Antonio Spurs. The New York Times’ Howard Beck joins Bill Littlefield to break down the Spurs’ victory and to preview the rest of the series.

June 8th, 2013
By Susan Valot

Hollywood Park Readies For Swan Song

As horses and jockeys prepare for this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, one of horse racing’s historic venues is preparing to cease operation. Only A Game’s Susan Valot has the story.

June 8th, 2013

NHL Broadcaster Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick On The Art Of Calling Hockey Games

Hall of Fame hockey broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick takes a break from calling the 2013 NHL playoffs to share the air with Bill Littlefield.

June 8th, 2013

Dwight Gooden Looks Back On Highs And Lows In ‘Doc’

Dwight “Doc” Gooden pitched a no-hitter, won a Cy Young Award, and has three World Series rings, but the former MLB star battled drug addiction throughout his career. Gooden reflects on his life in a new memoir and speaks to Bill Littlefield about the book.

June 8th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce tells Bill Littlefield which NHL player can now leave his wallet at home before a night on the town. Charlie also shares his thoughts on the NBA Finals; explains skier Lindsey Vonn’s unusual interruption at a fashion event; and denies allegations that he’s a closet Esther Williams fan.

June 8th, 2013

A Tennis Training Palace For A 12-Year-Old

Twelve-year-old Adam Neff has an unusual backyard. It houses a world-class tennis academy built just for him. The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Perrotta joins Bill Littlefield to share Neff’s story.

June 8th, 2013
By Ron Schachter

Whistlers Show Their Stuff In North Carolina

Many a successful athlete has made use of a keen eye, an occasional elbow, and — in soccer, at least — a hard head. Recently, Only A Game’s Ron Schachter visited Louisburg, N.C. for a championship that depends entirely on another part of the body.

June 8th, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Gary Waleik delivers the wry remarks in droves.

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