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Saturday, June 15, 2013

June 15th, 2013

Spurs Falter In Game Four, Evening NBA Finals

The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat are tied at two games apiece, making the rest of the NBA Finals a best-of-three affair. Mike Monroe, who covers the Spurs for the San Antonio Express-News, discusses the coming games with Bill Littlefield.

June 15th, 2013
By Phil Latzman

Talented And Tattooed: Miami’s Chris “Birdman” Andersen

In their pursuit of back-to-back titles, the Miami Heat have found an unlikely hero. Only A Game’s Phil Latzman has the story of Chris “Birdman” Andersen, who’s making the most of another chance to fly in the NBA.

June 15th, 2013

Blackhawks, Bruins Face Off For Stanley Cup

Boston made quick work of Pittsburgh to win the NHL Eastern Conference Finals, but the Chicago Blackhawks aren’t going so quietly. Chicago took Game 1, and Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times thinks the Bruins have a big challenge ahead of them.

June 15th, 2013

‘Great Moments of the U.S. Open’: A Historical Overview Of A Golf Major

Bill Littlefield speaks with two-time U.S. Open winner and World Golf Hall of Famer Billy Casper and Michael Trostel, co-author of the new book ‘Great Moments of the U.S. Open.’

June 15th, 2013

Tebow Mania: Portrait Of A Media Circus

Tim Tebow might be the best-known back-up quarterback in NFL history. The New York Jets cut him in April, but this week Tebow signed with New England. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou was on hand for his first Patriots practice and presents this portrait of a media circus.

June 15th, 2013

Redskins, NFL Take Heat From Congress Over Team Name

After NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came to the defense of the Washington Redskins in a letter to Congress, Dave Zirin offered a fresh proposal for convincing team owner Dan Synder to change the franchise’s nickname. Zirin joins Bill Littlefield to explain.

June 15th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: This Week In Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to share his thoughts on Jason Kidd’s jump from point guard to head coach. Charlie also weighs in on the possible sale of the Harlem Globetrotters. The Pittsburgh Penguins just got swept in the NHL Playoffs. Charlie reacts to news that their coach got a two-year extension. And Charlie an odd promotion involving a New York Mets player and an online community for older women.

June 15th, 2013

Diamondbacks Draft Paralyzed Former Arizona State Player

After being paralyzed from the chest down in 2011, college baseball player Cory Hahn thought his hopes of being taken in the MLB Draft were through. But this year in the 34th round, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Hahn. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the draft and his future.

June 15th, 2013
By Lauren Ober

Competitive Karaoke Brings People Together In D.C.

Only A Game’s Lauren Ober takes us behind the scenes of the championships of one of the most popular social sports leagues in Washington, D.C.

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