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Saturday, December 28, 2013

December 28th, 2013

Flexible Flyer: A Sledding Tradition Continues

Flexible Flyer went downhill – in the business sense – for a time, but today the legendary sled brand is thriving in the hands of a family that spent generations competing against it. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

December 28th, 2013

Dozens Of Gerbils Compete For Best In Show

Libby Hanna, President of the American Gerbil Society, discusses the New England Gerbil Show with Bill Littlefield.

December 28th, 2013

A Derby Of The Sexes

Roller derby used to be rigged. Today’s competitors say their sport is on the up-and-up. And despite the sports history as a ladies-only pursuit, Bill Littlefield recently took in match-up pitting an all-male squad against a crew of women ready to rumble.

December 28th, 2013

Phil Jackson Reflects On His Historic NBA Career In ‘Eleven Rings’

Phil Jackson won more NBA rings than any other coach. Bill Littlefield talks with Jackson about his days as a player, his more unusual coaching techniques, Shaquille O’Neal’s shy side, and his book ‘Eleven Rings.’

December 28th, 2013

New Orleans, Make Way For Pelicans

While some have criticized the New Orlean’s Hornets’ new nickname, the Pelican is firecer than you might think. Bill Littlefield talks with Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky about the bird and the merits of New Orleans’ selection.

December 28th, 2013

Indiana Basketball Hall Of Fame Honors ‘Hoosiers’

In 2013, the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame inducted screenwriter Angelo Pizzo and director David Anspaugh,, who were be honored for their work on the basketball movie ‘Hoosiers.’ Pizzo joins Bill to discuss the iconic sports film.

December 28th, 2013

Team IMPACT Helps Kids Find Joy During Illness

Team IMPACT pairs college sports teams and children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Karen Given talks with families and athletes benefiting from this new program.

December 28th, 2013

Tree-Tossing Police Chiefs Raise Money For A Worthy Cause

Every year the police chiefs of Bethlehem and Bethlehem Township in Pennsylvania compete to see who can throw a Christmas tree the farthest. The same guy won the competition for two straight years, but in speaking with both contestants, Bill Littlefield learns that’s really not the point.

December 28th, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik runs down the end of the year hits.

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