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ROUNDTABLE
February 6th, 2016

3 Stories You Should Know: USWNT, Harbaugh Hoopla, Mechanical Doping

Why is US Soccer suing its star players? Can national signing day get more extravagant? What is mechanical doping? Shira Springer and Jason Gay join Bill Littlefield for this week’s roundtable.

FEATURE
January 9th, 2016

Kurt Searvogel Cycles 75,065 Miles In A Year…And Keeps Going

You might think that the Tour de France is cycling’s most grueling feat. Last year’s course included 21 stages over 23 days, covering just over 2,000 miles. But Only A Game’s Karen Given has the story of a cycling challenge that might make you reconsider.

Roundtable
October 24th, 2015

3 Stories You Should Know: Cubs, Mets And Bicycle Helmets

Will the Chicago Cubs ever win the World Series? Did the New York Mets recruit a fictional baseball-great or is second baseman Daniel Murphy really just suddenly that good? And how might not requiring bike helmets actually make cycling safer? Rob Neyer and Rachel Bachman join Bill Littlefield.

Feature
August 1st, 2015
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After Accident, ‘Madman’ Poole Uses Handcycle To Conquer Backcountry

Growing up, David Poole earned the nickname “Madman” for his hard-charging ways in the backcountry. But a skiing accident left him paralyzed from the sternum down. Reporter Danielle Thomsen tells the story of Poole’s journey back to the outdoors.

In Their Own Words
July 22nd, 2015

Gobbled Up By The Peloton: A Cyclist Gets A Hand … And A Push

Writer, filmmaker and professional cyclist Kathryn Bertine tried to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. Bertine tells Only A Game’s Karen Given about the time she tried to gain qualifying points by breaking away from the peloton during a race in El Salvador.

In Their Own Words
June 6th, 2015

Gobbled Up By The Peloton: A Cyclist Gets A Hand…And A Push

Writer, filmmaker and professional cyclist Kathryn Bertine tried to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. Bertine tells Only A Game’s Karen Given about the time she tried to gain qualifying points by breaking away from the peloton during a race in El Salvador.

Featured Movie
May 23rd, 2015

‘(Dis)Honesty’ Explores Why People — And Athletes — Cheat

A new film titled “(Dis)Honesty — The Truth About Lies” looks at why we cheat. Disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke, join Bill Littlefield to discuss dishonesty in sports.

Commentary
March 14th, 2015

Report: Responsibility For Doping Problem Goes Beyond Armstrong

A new report released by the International Cycling Union has found that the International Cycling Union deserves much of the blame for what went wrong with cycling. Bill Littlefield comments.

Feature
March 7th, 2015
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BMX Riders Find Winter Escape In Limestone Mine 100 Feet Underground

A former limestone mine that’s been used as a bomb shelter and high-security storage facility is now the largest indoor park for BMX and mountain bikers. Reporter Anne Marshall takes a trip to the Mega Cavern in Louisville, Ky.

Feature
January 24th, 2015
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Fat Bikes: The Winter Sport Of The Future?

With tires twice the width of a standard mountain bike, fat bikes are made for snow. Some ski facilities are embracing the bikes as a way to keep business booming when there’s not quite enough snow to ski. Jon Kalish has this story from Vermont.

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