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Saturday, November 16, 2013

November 16th, 2013

Pop Warner Football Participation Declining

Pop Warner football teaches the game to kids as young as five. But, participation has dropped by more than 9 percent over two seasons. ESPN’s Mark Fainaru-Wada joins Bill to explain the decline.

November 16th, 2013

Manny Pacquiao In Training Despite Crisis

When deadly Typhoon Haiyan hit, boxer Manny Pacquiao was in his native Philippines to train for next week’s fight against Brandon Rios. The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay discusses how the athlete, who’s also a Filipino congressman, has responded to the tragedy.

November 16th, 2013
By Gail Delaughter

Houston Holds Out Hope For Rockets Success

After nearly two decades of disappointment, the Houston Rockets may be poised for bigger things this season. Reporter Gail Delaughter shares Houston’s hopes of a improved season.

November 16th, 2013

Can The Chiefs Stop Peyton Manning?

This weekend’s top NFL matchup pits the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs against Peyton Manning’s 8-1 Denver Broncos. Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth explains what it will take for the Chiefs to stop Manning and preserve their pristine record.

November 16th, 2013

Making The Case For Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike

With Baylor star Brittney Griner now playing in the WNBA, who is the top player in women’s college basketball? ESPNW’s Michelle Smith shares her pick with Bill.

November 16th, 2013
By George Lavender

Fan-Owned Football In Manchester

Football, as soccer is called in England, is a multi-million dollar industry in the U.K. But in one of the world’s most famous footballing towns, a group of fans are having success running their own club. George Lavender shares the story from Manchester.

November 16th, 2013

Clippers Gain On Lakers As L.A.’s Hot Ticket

Although the Clippers and the Lakers share the same home court, fans will play more this season to see the Clippers host the Lakers than the Lakers host the Clippers. Jesse Lawrence, founder and CEO of Tiqiq, joins Bill to discuss the changing NBA ticket market.

November 16th, 2013

Julius Erving Offers Candid Self-Portrait In ‘Dr. J’

In his new autobiography ‘Dr. J,’ Julius Erving offers a candid view of his Hall-of-Fame basketball career and his complicated life off the court. Erving joins Bill Littlefield for a fascinating conversation.

November 16th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week in Sports

This week analyst Charlie Piece and Bill discuss: legendary Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement, Derek Jeter’s career in publishing, bad behavior in the NBA, and more.

November 16th, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik bids adieu to longtime OAG technical Director John Perotti by agreeing to use all of his lousy song suggestions.

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