Car Talk Producer and former Only A Game Senior Producer David Greene with his PMC pedal partner, Henry Fenollosa, who was diagnosed with cancer before he was even born. (Photo by Karen Given)

Only A Game’s Karen Given reports on the joys and the difficulties of running what may be the world’s most effective sports-related fundraiser, the Pan-Mass Challenge. To see Karen’s photos from the event, click here.

Bill recollects his brief and unexpected trip to a minor league mound. STEEEEEE-RIKE ONE! Now, sit down, son…

Only A Game’s Nancy Greenleese brings us into Il Foro Italico, the sports venue famous for its art and architecture and infamous for housing Mussolini’s pool.

Practice supposedly makes perfect, but is it also what makes sports superstars and artistic geniuses into what they are? Author Matthew Syed thinks so. He speaks with Bill about his book Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham and the Science of Success.

Sure the Boston Marathon is great, but have you ever thought it would be better if it was four times longer and horses shared the course with the runners? If so, you’d probably enjoy the Vermont 100. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports on the popular endurance race. You can also check out Doug’s photos from the race here.

At The Lebowski Fest, fans of the Coen Brothers’ cult classic “The Big Lebowski” get together once a year at bowling alleys across the country to bowl with The Dude…at least in their minds. Only A Game’s Charlie Schroeder attended the 2009 festival.

(For our Boston-area listeners, please note that our evening broadcast time has changed on 90.9 WBUR. We now air at 7:00am and 7:00pm every Saturday.)