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September 28th, 2013
By Gail Delaughter

Astros or Astronomical Disaster?

The Houston Astros have lost over 100 games this season. With promising prospects in the minors, how long will it be before Houston starts winning? Gail Delaughter brings us the story.

In The News
September 28th, 2013

Oakland A's Atop The AL West

The Oakland A’s are back in the MLB playoffs. The 2012 team made an early exit. Oakland Tribune columnist Monte Poole joins Bill to discuss the difference between last year’s A’s and this year’s A’s.

In The News
September 28th, 2013

Wild Race To The MLB Playoffs

MLB’s playoffs are right around the corner. Will one of the wild-card teams make it deep into the playoffs? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to preview the postseason.

Interview
September 21st, 2013

Shaun Powell: Mariano Rivera Going Out On Top

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is nearing the end of his illustrious career, but he’s not the only athlete who’s walked away while still successful. Shaun Powell of Sports on Earth joins Bill to talk about others who went out on top.

Feature
September 21st, 2013
By Philip L. Graitcer

The Atlanta Braves: How Do They Do It?

Moving into the final two weeks of the season, the Atlanta Braves are among the top teams in baseball. But the year hasn’t gone according to plan: many of their key players have been hurt or under-performed. With so much going wrong, reporter Phil Graitcer looks into what went right.

Commentary
September 18th, 2013

Childhood Memories Of The Brooklyn Dodgers

What’s better than a Jackie Robinson autograph? Bill Littlefield recounts a 77-year-old’s story of Robinson and Preacher Roe of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

In The News
September 14th, 2013

Detroit Tigers Face Pressure To Win…Now

Will any team be able to catch the Detroit Tigers? Can the Tigers change their playoff stripes? Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Free Press joins Bill Littlefield to answer these questions and more.

In Depth
September 7th, 2013

Pittsburgh Pirates, Finally, Snap Losing Streak

After 20 years posting losing seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have a winning season. Bill Littlefield speaks with Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to find out how it all happened.

Only A Blog
August 23rd, 2013

The $1-Million Question: Should Brian Wilson Shave His Beard?

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and his beard hasn’t missed a beat. Now a razor company is offering him a chance to earn $1 million on the side.

Commentary
August 21st, 2013

A History Of Pulling Double Duty

Middle infielder Jake Elmore did everything but hawk peanuts and Cracker Jack for the Houston Astros on Monday, pitching, catching and batting in the same game. But, as Karen Given explains, there’s precedent for pro athletes donning multiple hats.

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