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March 15th, 2014

Mercer Returns To The Big Dance

The Mercer Bears are going to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1985. Head coach Bob Hoffman joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the reaction.

March 15th, 2014

Giant Killers: The Anatomy Of A Hoops Upset

What does it take to pull off an upset in the NCAA basketball tournament? Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner of ESPN.com’s Giant Killers Blog explain the keys and point out some teams that could make a run this March.

March 15th, 2014

Chivas USA Hopes To Turn The Page In 2014

Last year was one Chivas USA finished at the bottom of its MLS conference and was sued by two former employees. With the 2014 season just under way, Bill Littlefield spoke with Chivas USA President Nelson Rodriguez about the team’s future.

March 15th, 2014

Vivek Ranadive: Sacramento’s Savior, NBA’s First Indian-Born Owner

By purchasing the Kings, Vivek Ranadive saved Sacramento from losing its lone pro sports franchise. Now the NBA’s first Indian-born owner is focused on building the “world’s first 21st-century arena” and increasing basketball’s popularity abroad. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou speaks with Ranadive.

March 15th, 2014

NASCAR’s Brian Vickers Returns To Racing

Brian Vickers will be back on the racetrack this weekend for the Food City 500. His career was briefly derailed due to blood clots. Vickers joins Bill Littlefield to share his story.

March 15th, 2014

‘Pete Rose: An American Dilemma’ Highlights Baseball Controversy

Pete Rose has more hits than any other player in baseball history, but he is ineligible for the Hall of Fame. Kostya Kennedy’s new book “Pete Rose: An American Dilemma” examines Rose’s career and his ban from the game. The author joins Bill Littlefield.

March 15th, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

OAG’s Charlie Pierce and Bill Littlefield discuss why NFL players are retiring younger; how confident a Kentucky fan is that the Wildcats will win the NCAA men’s basketball title; and which college team has a mascot originating from the Canterbury tales.

March 15th, 2014

Female Olympic Goalie Joins Men’s Pro Hockey League

Fresh off winning a gold medal in Sochi with the Canadian national team, Shannon Szabados is back on the ice. But now she’s in the U.S., skating in Georgia with men’s pro team. She tells Bill Littlefield about the transition.

March 15th, 2014
By Saul Gonzalez

Inspiration For ‘Jerry Maguire’ Makes A Comeback After A Big Fall

Leigh Steinberg was once the king of all sports agents. Tom Cruise’s character in ‘Jerry Maguire’ was based on him. Then serious family issues and a battle with addiction drove Steinberg out of business. Reporter Saul Gonzalez has the story of his comeback.

March 15th, 2014

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik makes another list of music. For you.

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