The Boston Globe’s John Powers has been in Sochi for the Winter Olympics. He shares one final update, including his prediction for the men’s ice hockey final.
Activists have criticized Russia’s handling of stray dogs in Sochi and say the animals are not being treated humanely. Jessica Golloher brings us the story from Sochi.
Each sport has its own set of rules for spectators. The New York Time’s Sam Dolnick has been covering the Olympics, and he joins Bill to explain the trouble Russian fans have had in understanding the rules of cheering in the sport of biathlon.
Independent investigator Ted Wells released an almost 150-page report detailing the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal. The Miami Herald’s Adam Beasley joins Bill to discuss the new developments and potential changes in the NFL.
In 1913, 100,000 people turned out for an auto race in Southern California. A new documentary details the intertwined history of racing and Los Angeles. KPCC’s John Rabe reports.
When Giants pitcher Juan Marichal hit Dodgers catcher John Roseboro in the head with a baseball bat it tarnished Marichal’s reputation. In “The Fight of Their Lives,” John Rosengren explores the circumstances that preceded the 1965 fight and the way both men found peace in its aftermath.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss a controversial finish in Sochi, a World Cup declaration from Brazil’s president, and the legalization of a new “sport” in Wisconsin.
More and more skiers are skipping the chairlift by putting skins on their skis and climbing up. “Skinning” is generating uphill traffic on downhill slopes, and creating new safety concerns for resorts. Vermont Public Radio’s Nina Keck reports.
Golf legend Gary Player joins us to discuss the death of the tree that plagued U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower’s golf game.
Only A Game’s Gary Waleik runs down the list of this week’s music
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