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Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Stories from this broadcast: Mavs Coach Carlisle On DeAndre Jordan, Becky Hammon And Sharknado 3; Feds Drop Case Vs. Bonds; UAB Football Returns; And ESPN's Talent Troubles; Boston Struggles To Win Support For 2024 Olympics Bid; 'Dancing With The Devil' Details Rio's Prep For 2016 Olympics; Dogs Play For Free At Sunningdale Golf Club; Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports; The Future Of Practice? Virtual Reality And Football Collide; California Mom: Secretary By Day, Sumo Wrestler By Night

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Gobbled Up By The Peloton: A Cyclist Gets A Hand ... And A Push

Writer, filmmaker and professional cyclist Kathryn Bertine tried to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. Bertine tells Only A Game's Karen Given about the time she tried to gain qualifying points by breaking away from the peloton during a race in El Salvador.

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Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Stories from this broadcast: NCAA Payments; All-Star Slump; And Coaches On Confederate Flags

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NCAA Ordered To Pay $46 Million In Attorneys' Fees In O'Bannon Case

The NCAA has been ordered to pay $46 million in lawyers' fees in the Ed O'Bannon class-action lawsuit. Twenty people, including O'Bannon, sued the NCAA, claiming the organization violated United States antitrust laws. Bill Littlefield is among those applauding the decision.

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Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Stories from this broadcast: An Historic Parade; Redskins Lawsuit; And A Female Quarterback; At 'The Magic Green,' A Quest For A Hole-In-One; Latino Players Blurred MLB's Color Line Before Robinson's Debut; 25 Years After '90 MLB All-Star Game, Greg And Gregg Olson Reconnect; Hurling: Ancient Irish Sport Comes To Youth Correctional Facility In Oregon

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Commentary: Golf Turns Against Donald Trump

Donald Trump's recent comments about Latin American immigrants have drawn sharp criticism and prompted both ESPN and the PGA to cancel events at a Trump-owned golf course. Bill Littlefield weighs in.

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Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Stories from this broadcast: Flag Exchange For NASCAR Fans; Blatter's Travel Plans And A-Rod's Comeback; The NBA's Most Interesting Free Agency Pitches; Dustin Brown: A Tennis Man With A Van; Physical Pain, Emotional Healing At U.S. Army 'Combatives' Tournament; Has The Wrong Coolidge Been Added To The Nats' Presidents Race?; Commentary: Why Jose Canseco Really Regrets 'Juiced'

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Commentary: La Liga Appeals To FIFA — On Its Own Terms

Spain's top soccer league, La Liga, filed an appeal to FIFA regarding the timing of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The competition is set to take place in November and December instead of during the summer, as is custom. Bill Littlefield weighs in on the situation.

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Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Stories from this broadcast: Darts Study Proves The Power Of Rivalries; Inside South American Soccer Rivalries; MLB Draft Pick Pat Connaughton Drafted Again By NBA; Ken Dryden On Canada's Stanley Cup Rivalry With The U.S.; In Chess, The Computer Rival Becomes The Teacher

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Pete Rose-Colored Glasses: A Case For Charlie Hustle

The ongoing campaign by Pete Rose to return to baseball's good graces and become eligible for the Hall of Fame hit another bump in the road this week when ESPN revealed evidence that Rose had bet on games when he was a player ... something he had denied. Bill Littlefield thinks Rose should be enshrined anyway.

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