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Feature
June 15th, 2013
By Lauren Ober

Competitive Karaoke Brings People Together In D.C.

Only A Game’s Lauren Ober takes us behind the scenes of the championships of one of the most popular social sports leagues in Washington, D.C.

Feature
June 8th, 2013
By Ron Schachter

Whistlers Show Their Stuff In North Carolina

Many a successful athlete has made use of a keen eye, an occasional elbow, and — in soccer, at least — a hard head. Recently, Only A Game’s Ron Schachter visited Louisburg, N.C. for a championship that depends entirely on another part of the body.

In Depth
May 18th, 2013

A Derby Of The Sexes

Roller derby used to be rigged … and for women. Today’s competitors say their sport is on the up-and-up. And Bill Littlefield recently took in matchup pitting an all-male squad against a crew of women ready to rumble.

In Depth
May 11th, 2013

Dozens Of Gerbils Compete For Best In Show

Libby Hanna, President of the American Gerbil Society, discusses the New England Gerbil Show with Bill Littlefield.

Featured Documentary
April 27th, 2013

“Wild In The Streets” Documents A Historic (And Unusual) Competition

In his documentary “Wild In The Streets,” Peter Baxter explores Shrovetide Football, an unusual two-day competition that takes place in the streets of an English market town. Bill Littlefield speaks with Baxter about his new film.

Feature
April 20th, 2013
By Susan Valot

School-Sanctioned Skateboard League Gains Air

Thanks to a school sanctioned skateboarding league in Southern California, students can now shred the bowl while representing their schools. Only A Game’s Susan Valot has the story.

Feature
April 6th, 2013

World Synchro Championships Boast 16 Matching Marilyn Monroes

The 2013 World Synchronized Skating Championships are being held this weekend in Boston. Only A Game’s Karen Given couldn’t resist the urge to drop in on the rapidly growing sport for a short visit.

Feature
March 16th, 2013
By Fletcher Powell

Runners, Start Your Griddles

The day before Ash Wednesday is no ordinary day in Liberal, Kan. For more than 60 years, residents of Liberal have participated in an international race featuring skillets, aprons…and pancakes. Fletcher Powell has the story.

Feature
March 2nd, 2013
By Gillian Ferris Kohl

Hula Hoops Turning Into Fitness Trend

The Hula Hoop is on fire‚Ķliterally. The popularity of ‘hooping’ has soared in recent years, transforming it from a groovy toy to pyrotechnic performance art. As Arizona Public Radio’s Gillian Ferris Kohl reports, almost 60 years after its commercial invention, the hula hoop is spinning into new territory.

Feature
February 16th, 2013
By Scott Graf

The Future Of Freestyle Snowmobiling

Freestyle snowmobiler Caleb Moore died a week after sustaining head and chest injuries at last month’s Winter X Games in Colorado. Now, other similar competitions have been cancelled. As Scott Graf reports, the accident happened at a time when the sport was reaching new heights.

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