90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
PLEDGE NOW

women’s college basketball

March 22nd, 2012

Can Anyone Beat Baylor?

Brittney Griner and the Baylor Bears are dominating women’s college basketball. They’re so good that it almost becomes performance art. Bill Littlefield obliges with a poetic tribute to one of the greatest teams ever.

March 17th, 2012

Tall Task: UCSB Vs. Baylor Women’s Basketball

The Baylor women’s basketball team is an overwhelming favorite to win this year’s NCAA tournament. The team with the first shot to topple the Bears are the U.C. Santa Barbara Gauchos. Bill speaks with coach Carlene Mitchell about her team’s chances against the Bears.

November 5th, 2011

Baylor’s Brittney Griner Finds Her Spotlight

Brittney Griner, junior center for the Baylor Bears, hopes to lead her team to an NCAA national championship this season. Ron Schachter reports from Waco, Texas.

March 26th, 2011

College Women’s Basketball with Michelle Smith

The 2011 women’s NCAA Tournament hasn’t seen too many upsets. All four number one seeds advanced to the Elite Eight, and there doesn’t seem like there’s much stopping them from reaching the Final Four. Bill talks with ESPNW’s Michelle Smith about which favorites might fall in the final rounds of the tournament.

January 22nd, 2011

Baylor’s Rise to #1

UCONN is no longer the top dog in the world of women’s college basketball. That title now belongs to Baylor, and they intend to remain #1 in the nation for a very long time. Only A Game’s Greg Echlin reports on the Lady Bears’ national championship hopes.

January 1st, 2011

Goodbye to 2010

Bill Littlefield looks back on three of the most memorable sports stories of 2010.

November 20th, 2010

Michelle Smith on Women's College Hoops

The Connecticut Huskies have finished consecutive seasons as undefeated women’s NCAA basketball national champions and are approaching the longest-ever win streak in college basketball. Although UConn has only won two games this year, they may have passed their toughest test by beating #2 Baylor on Tuesday. Bill speaks with Michelle Smith from AOL Fanhouse about UConn’s dominance and more on women’s hoops.

November 20th, 2010

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

This week on Only A Game, author Kevin Cook on Titanic Thompson, the man who may be the best hustler to ever live. Plus, we have a report on a car race featuring vehicles patched with tape, and we ask Michelle Smith if anyone can stop the UConn women’s basketball team as the Huskies approach college basketball’s win streak record.

April 10th, 2010

Saturday, April 10, 2010

I hear there’s a big golf tournament this week in Augusta, Georgia, and that there’s some sort of wild animal on hand. This week on Only A Game, a Masters update. Also, former NBA Kings remember royal life in Kansas City, and story telling through baseball cards.

April 3rd, 2010

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Baseball will soon begin anew, but at least one active major league pitcher is very, very old. This week on Only A Game, a profile of 47-year-old Jamie Moyer, Philadelphia’s Methuselah of the mound. Also, pole dancers compete with vigor…and with all their clothes on!

Find past shows by date
Most Popular