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April 23rd, 2014

Quest For Seguin’s Cup

Sports fans are notorious for collecting obscure souvenirs of their favorite players. After one momento from last season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs was listed on eBay, Bill Littlefield wonders if fans have finally gone too far.

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April 19th, 2014
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Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Tourney Offers Olympic Preview

Rugby Sevens makes its debut at the 2016 Summer Olympics. It’s a fast-paced, often high-scoring version of the game, with seven players a side, not the usual 15. Charlie Schroeder visits one of the world’s biggest “sevens” tournaments in Hong Kong.

In The News
April 19th, 2014

Unlimited Food For NCAA Athletes?

After UConn’s Shabazz Napier complained he sometimes went to bed starving, the NCAA’s legislative council approved a plan to provide unlimited meals and snacks to all student-athletes. SI’s Andy Staples joins Bill Littlefield to weigh in on the situation.

Interview
April 19th, 2014

A Conversation With Baseball Legend Johnny Bench

Johnny Bench won two World Series and two National League MVP awards in his Hall of Fame career with the Cincinnati Reds. He joined Bill Littlefield to discuss baseball cards, his career and more.

Feature
April 12th, 2014

Sewing A Championship Banner

Ever wonder about those giant championship banners that teams hang from the rafters? OAG’s Karen Given visits a New England company that commands nearly 90 percent of the championship banner market and finds out exactly how they are made.

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April 12th, 2014
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Hobey Baker: A Hockey Legend Lost Too Soon

Before Babe Ruth or Michael Jordan, America’s favorite athlete was hockey player Hobey Baker. John Weber looks into Baker’s life and the award which is named for him.

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April 5th, 2014
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Defying Olympic Odds, ‘Grandma Luge’ Makes Archery Bid

Making the Olympics is pretty difficult. Sexagenarian Anne Abernathy has already done that six times. She’s training against the odds to make it again, but this time in a sport she’s just picked up: archery. Lauren Ober brings us this story.

Interview
April 5th, 2014

No. 339 Bowditch Wins First PGA Tour Event

Australian golfer Steven Bowditch came into last week’s Texas Open ranked No. 339 in the world, but he went on to earn his first PGA Tour victory. Bowditch has also been open about his battle with clinical depression. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his story.

In the news
March 15th, 2014

Female Olympic Goalie Joins Men’s Pro Hockey League

Fresh off winning a gold medal in Sochi with the Canadian national team, Shannon Szabados is back on the ice. But now she’s in the U.S., skating in Georgia with men’s pro team. She tells Bill Littlefield about the transition.

Commentary
March 12th, 2014

H.S. Hockey Game Produces Seven Overtimes, Two Champions

On Saturday, two Ohio high school hockey teams played a state championship to remember. The game lasted seven overtimes before the teams were declared co-champions. Bill Littlefield weighs in on the decision to stop the game.

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