Only A Game

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Ben
 Aug 9, 2018
I've been listening for over a decade. I have lived this show the whole time. Sure going to miss Bill! Thanks for all the feelz🤓

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 Aug 1, 2018

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An award-winning weekly sports magazine for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider

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Bud Selig's White House Adventures, Hennessy, LAX Dad
2945
After MLB players walked off the job in 1994, President Bill Clinton intervened. This week on Only A Game, former baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recounts his dealings with the White House. Also, the connection between cyclist Major Taylor and the cognac brand Hennessy. And John Grant Jr. retired from Major League Lacrosse in 2017. Then his daughter made him reconsider... Join us!
Aug 17, 2019
Investigating A Track Coach, Team Challenge ALS, Dolphins Owner
2950
ESPN's Outside the Lines recently investigated track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who has been accused of abusing 41 boys and young men over 44 years. This week on Only A Game, the story behind the investigation. Plus, pro basketball player Sean Marshall is helping his former college roommate — and Ice Bucket Challenge inspiration — Pete Frates challenge ALS. And Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills has spoken out against team owner Stephen Ross, who is holding a fundraiser for President Trump. Join us!
Aug 10, 2019
NBA 2K League Star, Soccer Family, Don Jackson Challenges The NCAA
2936
In 2018, the NBA launched the 2K League, in which elite gamers compete in a video game version of NBA basketball. This week, the story of Albano Thomallari, aka oFab, one of the league's biggest stars.
Aug 02, 2019
Scott Hamilton, Pickleball in Jail, Pete Rose's Trip To Vietnam
2939
Long before he won an Olympic gold medal, Scott Hamilton was just a sickly kid, trying on skates for the first time.
Jul 26, 2019
A Hockey Sponsorship From A Dictator And Other Sports 'Hail Marys'
2934
This week on Only A Game, we share some stories of last-chance efforts off the field.
Jul 19, 2019
Disco Demolition Night, A'ja Wilson Fan, Mascot Successes ... And Failures
2937
In between a 1979 doubleheader at Comiskey Park, the Chicago White Sox took a giant pile of disco records to center field ... and blew them up.
Jul 12, 2019
Vlad and Vlad Jr., Wheelchair Tennis Journey, Basketball And NASA
2941
This week on Only A Game, a lifelong Montreal baseball fan remembers Vladimir Guerrero's Expos career — and discusses his excitement for the Hall of Famer's son.
Jul 05, 2019
Andre Iguodala, Ultramarathon Origin, 'The Office' Plays Basketball
2940
Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala started the first 758 games of his NBA career. But when Steve Kerr took over as Golden State's head coach, he had a new challenge for the 10-year veteran.
Jun 28, 2019
Lauren And Aaron Holiday, The '69 Mets, Kalin Bennett's Basketball Journey
2948
Last June, the Indiana Pacers selected Aaron Holiday in the first round of the NBA Draft. His older brothers, Jrue and Justin, have already established themselves as NBA veterans. But Aaron says his sister, Lauren, was the best basketball player in the family.
Jun 21, 2019
Father's Day Show: Dale And Yogi Berra, Dad And Barkley (Plus An Update)
2914
Dale Berra used cocaine throughout his career as a Major League Baseball player. But when his family had had enough of his drug use, Dale's father, Yogi, showed his tough love. Join us!
Jun 14, 2019