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September 28th, 2013

Wild Race To The MLB Playoffs

MLB’s playoffs are right around the corner. Will one of the wild-card teams make it deep into the playoffs? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to preview the postseason.

September 28th, 2013

Oakland A's Atop The AL West

The Oakland A’s are back in the MLB playoffs. The 2012 team made an early exit. Oakland Tribune columnist Monte Poole joins Bill to discuss the difference between last year’s A’s and this year’s A’s.

September 28th, 2013
By Gail Delaughter

Astros or Astronomical Disaster?

The Houston Astros have lost over 100 games this season. With promising prospects in the minors, how long will it be before Houston starts winning? Gail Delaughter brings us the story.

September 28th, 2013

Peyton Manning: Can He Get Any Better?

At 37 years old, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning may be having the best season of his career. Benjamin Hochman of the Denver Post joins Bill Littlefield.

September 28th, 2013

Mental Health: College Sports’ Hidden Ailment

Will Heininger was playing defensive tackle for the University of Michigan when he began suffering from depression. Now he’s working to improve the lives of athletes with mental health issues. He shares his story with Bill Littlefield.

September 28th, 2013

‘Slow Getting Up’ Shares Life Of An Average Player In The NFL

NFL superstars are only a handful of the players who make up the league. Nate Jackson, NFL veteran and author, joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his memoir ‘Slow Getting Up’ and the life of the sport’s most expendable players.

September 28th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week in Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the wisdom of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ plan to use free beer to attract more fans; Mariano Rivera’s sweet send-off and botched bobblehead promotion in the Bronx; and a half marathon that lasted twice as long as planned.

September 28th, 2013

Oracle Stuns New Zealand To Remain America’s Cup Champion

After eight chances to win the America’s Cup, team New Zealand fell to Team Oracle. Stu Woo of the Wall Street Journal returns to comment on this surprising turn of events.

September 28th, 2013
By Mike Foley

50 Years After Death, Ohio Town Honors Boxer Davey Moore

Fifty years ago, Davey Moore died after a boxing match with Sugar Ramos. Last weekend, Ramos joined Moore’s widow, Geraldine, in Springfield, Ohio to honor the fallen boxer.

September 28th, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik details the ditties.

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