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August 29th, 2015
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Fowling: Football-Bowling Hybrid Strikes Detroit

What do you get when you combine football and bowling? Fowling! Reporter Zak Rosen visited the Fowling Warehouse in Detroit and shares the story of the sport’s origins.

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August 22nd, 2015
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WWE Lures Former Fans Back To Pro Wrestling

For fans of professional wrestling, getting older often means losing interest. But as Only A Game’s Martin Kessler reports, a new emphasis on storytelling is luring some young adults back to their former pastime.

Feature
August 15th, 2015

Making Contact In The ‘Olympics’ Of Ham Radio

In this internet age of Facebook and Twitter, there are those who still enjoy a more traditional form of communication. As Only A Game’s Karen Given reports, sometimes they make a sport of it.

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August 8th, 2015
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Game Of Drones: Drone Racing Takes Flight In Los Angeles

What do you get when you combine flying gadgets, high-tech goggles and competitive racing? From Los Angeles, Saul Gonzalez has the answer: a drone race.

Only A Blog
August 4th, 2015

The International: Taking Video Games To A New Level

The International — the world championship of the video game Dota 2 — is the largest eSports event ever. It kicked off on Monday and has a prize pool of $18 million and counting.

Only A Blog
July 29th, 2015
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Combo Sports: When Two Sports Become One

Why play a single sport when you could play two — at the same time? From Chess Boxing to Headis, Only A Game takes a look at four hybrid sports that have gained popularity.

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July 18th, 2015
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Heart Condition Won’t Stop Disc Golfer’s Quest For Fourth World Title

The Disc Golf World Championships aren’t as popular as the NBA Finals or World Series, but the tournament is Red Whittington’s Super Bowl and he’s isn’t going to let heart surgery slow down his quest for a fourth title. Liz Reid of Only A Game affiliate WESA in Pittsburgh spoke with Whittington.

Interview
July 18th, 2015

Pes├Ąpallo: Finland’s Faster, Action-Packed Version Of Baseball

“It’s a little bit of ‘just like baseball’ and ‘nothing like baseball.'” — that’s how the Wall Street Journal’s Brian Costa describes Pes├Ąpallo, a Finnish version of baseball that features very few strikeouts and a whole lot of running. Costa recently traveled to Finland to check out the sport and he joins Bill Littlefield to share what he learned.

Featured Book
July 11th, 2015

‘Bulls Before Breakfast’ Recaps 12 Years — And Counting — Of Running With The Bulls

Peter Milligan has run with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, for the last 12 years. In his new book “Bulls Before Breakfast,” Milligan explains why he keeps going back year after year.

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July 11th, 2015
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Hurling: Ancient Irish Sport Comes To Youth Correctional Facility In Oregon

Alex Ward helped start a hurling club five years ago in Oregon. Ward tells the story of teaching the ancient Irish sport — which resembles a cross between field hockey, lacrosse and baseball — to a group of inmates at a youth correctional facility.

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