This week on Only A Game, as NASCAR prepares to garage the cars, we visit a NASCAR garage. Also, a book about the days when NFL players were Gaints, even though they’re bigger now, and a memorial for the pro wrestler who changed his name to “Killer.”
This week on Only A Game, a flash forward to the Final Fours for the fellows and for the females. Also, Cubs fans anticipate a possible Wrigley renaming or renovation, and Pi-loving math geeks assemble for a contest …not for gorging, but for recitation.
Did you ever wonder why auto racing is so massively popular? Liz Clarke’s new book One Helluva Ride examines where the sport came from, and how fans of NASCAR have become so passionately devoted. Bill Littlefield reviews the book, and finds that there’s more than meets the eye in the land of left turns.
This week on “Only A Game,” we review the myriad sounds of baseball…from the congressional hearing room to audibly distinct ballparks across the country. We’ll talk NASCAR at Daytona, too, which will probably be much louder.