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Saturday, May 10, 2014

May 10th, 2014

At NFL Draft, Johnny Manziel Slides To 22

The NFL Draft started Thursday night and the big question was how early Johnny Manziel would be drafted. He did get picked in the first round but not until the 22nd pick. CBS columnist Gregg Doyel joins Bill Littlefield to discuss Manziel’s slide and other notable moments from the first round.

May 10th, 2014

The NBA’s New MVP: Kevin Durant

Oklahoma City is still in the running for the NBA championship but Kevin Durant has already taken home one trophy: the MVP award. Columnist Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss Durant’s season.

May 10th, 2014
By Susan Valot

Southern California’s Growing Hockey Rivalry

For the first time in history, two Southern California hockey teams are facing each other in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Fans of the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings have been waiting for the showdown for 20 years. Susan Valot went to check out the rivalry.

May 10th, 2014

Billie Jean King: ‘Fight For Equality And Inclusion For Everyone’

Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes back in the 1973 but in the decades since she’s continued to champion women’s rights. She spoke with OAG’s Karen Given about her advice for college grads, her experience at the Sochi Olympics and the fight for gender equality.

May 10th, 2014

An Inside Look At Prison Weightlifting

Daniel Genis was a college grad with a career in publishing before he was imprisoned for 10 years. While incarcerated he became an avid weightlifter. Now free, Genis is criticizing the efforts of some states to remove weights from their prisons. He joined Bill Littlefield to discuss his thoughts.

May 10th, 2014

‘Cheap Shot’ Brings Sports To Spenser Revival

Ace Atkins took over the Spenser series for Robert B. Parker after his death in 2010. His newest book ‘Cheap Shot’ has a sports hook. Atkins joins Bill Littlefield to discuss this novel and what it’s like to take over for another author.

May 10th, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discusses the Donald Sterling saga, Richard Sherman’s new contract and Michael Jackson’s potential role in one soccer club’s decline.

May 10th, 2014

Can Professional Bowling Be Spared?

Due to a lack of sponsorship money, the U.S. Open, bowling’s signature event, won’t be held in 2014. The 2015 tournament is also in jeopardy. Jason Belmonte, who has nine career titles on the PBA tour, joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his sport’s future.

May 10th, 2014

Pro Football Hall Of Famers Converge In Cleveland

Last weekend, NFL legends traveled to Cleveland for the first Pro Football Hall of Fame “Fan Fest.” Organizers say the event is the largest gathering of Hall of Famers aside from enshrinement ceremonies in Canton, Ohio. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

May 10th, 2014

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik lists only two measly bits of music on this week’s show because he’s too busy trying to calculate the OPS of Joe Pepitone.

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