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Saturday, January 18, 2014

January 18th, 2014

Previewing The NFL Conference Championships With Gregg Doyel

Four teams are left. But who will advance to the Super Bowl? CBS Sports national columnist Gregg Doyel makes his picks and tells us which coach might be the greatest of all time. Hint: it’s not Bill Belichick.

January 18th, 2014

NFL Settlement Remains Unsettled

The NFL’s settlement with former players suffering from the effects of concussions is on hold. Judge Anita Brody wants more proof that the proposed $765 million is enough. ESPN’s Mark Fainaru-Wada joins Bill to discuss the proceedings.

January 18th, 2014
By Phil Latzman

Shane Battier And The NBA’s Nickname Game

The NBA has rolled out another batch of unconventional new jerseys. Instead of players’ last names, these ones have nicknames. Only A Game’s Phil Latzman tells the story behind Shane Battier’s nickname.

January 18th, 2014

ITF’s Anti-Doping Program Faces Criticism

The 2014 pro-tennis season is in full swing, but the International Tennis Federation is facing criticism of its anti-doping program. Christopher Clarey of the New York Times joins Bill to discuss the program and the recent reduction in penalties for two players.

January 18th, 2014

Cubs’ Offseason Surprise: Clark The Mascot

The Chicago Cubs’ last playoff appearance was in 2008. Their last World Series title happened in 1908. Desperate times call for desperate measures. And on Monday, the Cubs unveiled an unexpected offseason acquisition. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

January 18th, 2014

‘A Home Run For Bunny’ Tells Inspiring Tale

The children’s book ‘A Home Run For Bunny’ tells the story of a remarkable baseball team from Springfield, Mass., who stood up against racial injustice in the 1930s. The author and illustrator joined Bill Littlefield.

January 18th, 2014

News Of The Week With Charlie Pierce

Major League Baseball has suspended Alex Rodriguez for the 2014 season. OAG analyst Charlie Pierce explains what’s next for the slugger. Charlie also looks ahead to Sunday’s NFL conference championship matchups and explains a Canadian hockey team’s unusual plan to honor Don Cherry.

January 18th, 2014

Tracy Barnes Gives Up Olympic Spot For Sister

After the U.S. Biathlon’s International Competition Committee announced its roster for the Sochi Games, Tracy Barnes surprised everyone — including her twin sister — by giving up her spot. Barnes joins Bill Littlefield to explain why she stepped aside.

January 18th, 2014
By Lauren Ober

WCMX: Taking Wheelchairs To New Heights

22-year-old Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham is pioneering the sport of wheelchair motocross. Lauren Ober shares the story of Wheelz’s life and the inception of the sport.

January 18th, 2014

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik lists all the hitz that fitz.

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