Rychen and reporter Whitney Jones were highly competitive children. When the brothers grew older, Rychen kept looking for ways to harness his competitive energy and ultimately found ultra-marathons. Whitney brings us a day from his brother’s 50-mile race along with commentary from the racer himself.
On a recent trip to Indianapolis, Bill Littlefield spotted a sculpture honoring John Wooden. The legendary basketball coach is surrounded by players. Who are they? For reasons that will become obvious when you see Bill’s photos, it’s impossible to tell.
Paragliders flocked to Sun Valley, Idaho for the World Cup Paragliding Championships. ‘Only A Game’s’ Sadie Babits reports on the feelings, tactics, and dangers of the sport.
After losing his sight in an workplace accident, Jay Blake pursued his dream of owning a race car. Today he’s the crew chief for the drag racing team “Follow A Dream,” which competes nationally on the alcohol funny car circuit. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.
This week marked the 125th birthday of “Shoeless” Joe Jackson, best remembered for his role in the 1919 Black Sox Scandal. Whitney Jones reports on “Shoeless” Joe’s namesake and great-great-great nephew who plays in the Cape Cod Baseball League.
The Los Angeles Kings are just one game away from bringing the Stanley Cup home. Reporter Susan Valot spent the last couple of games hanging out with excited Kings fans in LA, and she has our story.
An entire city block in Boise, Idaho is dedicated to Basque culture. Among the area’s attractions is one of the few pelota courts in the United States. Sadie Babits of Boise State Public Radio has the story of a Basque sport that’s made its way to America.
Platform tennis features intense competition in a small area surrounded by chicken-wire. You might call it tennis’s version of a steel-cage match … if the players weren’t so darn friendly. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.
This week, we looked at various athletes that have been investigated for, charged with, or prosecuted for crimes relating to on-the-field incidents. We assembled a photo gallery of some of the most notable athletes.
Some people claim that soccer is the most artistic sport. Recently, six MLS prospects took that idea to a whole new level. KCUR’s Laura Spencer reports from Kansas City.