Only A Game

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OAG Staff Picks: Peter Sagal, Tup Holmes, Leo Ferris And More 25 September 2020 00:48:39
For the very last week of Only A Game, we're bringing back some of our favorites. NPR host Peter Sagal drops by with a story about running and male body image. Also, we revisit the stories of Alfred "Tup" Holmes, who fought to desegregate golf in Atlanta in the 1950s, and Leo Ferris, a basketball pi...
OAG Staff Picks: Peter Sagal, Tup Holmes, Leo Ferris And More
For the very last week of Only A Game, we're bringing back some of our favorites. NPR host Peter Sagal drops by with a story about running and male body image. Also, we revisit the stories of Alfred "Tup" Holmes, who fought to desegregate golf in Atlanta in the 1950s, and Leo Ferris, a basketball pi...
OAG's Most Memorable: Barkley's Friendship, Syracuse 8, The Carewlands And More 18 September 2020 00:48:41
This week we're bringing back some of our most memorable, most requested stories. Reporter Shirley Wang tells the story of her father, Lin Wang, and his friendship with NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. Also, the Syracuse 8 — a group of nine Syracuse football players who boycotted the 1970 season t...
OAG's Most Memorable: Barkley's Friendship, Syracuse 8, The Carewlands And More
This week we're bringing back some of our most memorable, most requested stories. Reporter Shirley Wang tells the story of her father, Lin Wang, and his friendship with NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. Also, the Syracuse 8 — a group of nine Syracuse football players who boycotted the 1970 season t...
Universal Pictures Basketball, Diving Inside An Iceberg And Running With Sherman 11 September 2020 00:48:49
It's Only A Game book club day, as we bring back three listener favorites from three great books. First up, the story of how the Universal Pictures basketball team went to the Olympics — with a little help from Frankenstein. Then, cave diver and underwater filmmaker Jill Heinerth describes her brush...
Universal Pictures Basketball, Diving Inside An Iceberg And Running With Sherman
It's Only A Game book club day, as we bring back three listener favorites from three great books. First up, the story of how the Universal Pictures basketball team went to the Olympics — with a little help from Frankenstein. Then, cave diver and underwater filmmaker Jill Heinerth describes her brush...
Bob Cousy's Regrets, Devo And Chi Chi, Tacko Fall Learns To Swim And More 04 September 2020 00:48:37
Bob Cousy and Bill Russell won six NBA championships together on the Boston Celtics. This week on Only A Game, Cousy says he regrets not doing more for his teammate off the court. Also, why the rock band Devo wanted to put golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez on the cover of their first full-length album. Plus,...
Bob Cousy's Regrets, Devo And Chi Chi, Tacko Fall Learns To Swim And More
Bob Cousy and Bill Russell won six NBA championships together on the Boston Celtics. This week on Only A Game, Cousy says he regrets not doing more for his teammate off the court. Also, why the rock band Devo wanted to put golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez on the cover of their first full-length album. Plus,...
The Farewell Show: Revisiting Our First Episode, Bill Littlefield Returns, And More 28 August 2020 00:48:36
On the last new episode of Only A Game, producer Martin Kessler revisits a childhood meeting with Mia Hamm and Nomar Garciaparra. Also, Doris Kearns Goodwin explains how baseball made her a better historian. And, producer Gary Waleik revisits the very first episode of Only A Game — and the precedent...
The Farewell Show: Revisiting Our First Episode, Bill Littlefield Returns, And More
On the last new episode of Only A Game, producer Martin Kessler revisits a childhood meeting with Mia Hamm and Nomar Garciaparra. Also, Doris Kearns Goodwin explains how baseball made her a better historian. And, producer Gary Waleik revisits the very first episode of Only A Game — and the precedent...
'Torch' George, Running With Diabetes, Story Update 21 August 2020 00:48:37
All her life, basketball player Cherelle George was told to tone down her game. This week on Only A Game, how Cherelle found a team that embraced her style, the Harlem Globetrotters. Also, audio producer Nick Andersen started running around the same time he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. He sha...
'Torch' George, Running With Diabetes, Story Update
All her life, basketball player Cherelle George was told to tone down her game. This week on Only A Game, how Cherelle found a team that embraced her style, the Harlem Globetrotters. Also, audio producer Nick Andersen started running around the same time he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. He sha...
Bonus: Only A Game Live Event 21 August 2020 00:55:40
An audio recording of our recent virtual event: "Only A Game Presents: Sports, Racism And The Myth Of Meritocracy."
Bonus: Only A Game Live Event
An audio recording of our recent virtual event: "Only A Game Presents: Sports, Racism And The Myth Of Meritocracy."
A Track Coach's Legacy, Teenage Referee, 'Paddle To The Amazon' 14 August 2020 00:48:18
As we enter mid-August and as the end of this program draws nearer, we've been thinking a bit about legacies. How do legacies — particularly in sports — get passed on? This week we're starting with a story about a coaching legacy in women's track that spans three generations of runners. Also, a stor...
A Track Coach's Legacy, Teenage Referee, 'Paddle To The Amazon'
As we enter mid-August and as the end of this program draws nearer, we've been thinking a bit about legacies. How do legacies — particularly in sports — get passed on? This week we're starting with a story about a coaching legacy in women's track that spans three generations of runners. Also, a stor...
Andrés Cantor, 'Spinner' Spencer's Life, Ultramarathoning Origins 07 August 2020 00:48:38
Announcer Andrés Cantor is famous for his (lengthy) "gol" calls, but there's much more to his life and career. This week on Only A Game, Cantor shares his story of coming to the U.S. as a teenager — and reaching the top of the soccer commentating world. Also, revisiting the deaths of NHL enforcer Br...
Andrés Cantor, 'Spinner' Spencer's Life, Ultramarathoning Origins
Announcer Andrés Cantor is famous for his (lengthy) "gol" calls, but there's much more to his life and career. This week on Only A Game, Cantor shares his story of coming to the U.S. as a teenager — and reaching the top of the soccer commentating world. Also, revisiting the deaths of NHL enforcer Br...
Coming Up: Live Virtual Event — Sports, Racism And The Myth Of Meritocracy 06 August 2020 00:49:44
Join us for a live virtual event on August 12 at 6 p.m. ET! We'll delve deeper into our recent special episode on sports and racism.
Coming Up: Live Virtual Event — Sports, Racism And The Myth Of Meritocracy
Join us for a live virtual event on August 12 at 6 p.m. ET! We'll delve deeper into our recent special episode on sports and racism.

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