Latest Show: Fritz Pollard, Tongan Olympian, Running And Mental Health
Fritz Pollard is credited with being the first African-American to play quarterback and coach in the pros. This week on Only A Game, the life of a football trailblazer. Also, the shirtless Tongan from the Rio Olympics who is now trying to qualify for the 2018 Winter Games. And the story of a runner with an eating disorder who learned she needed to slow down before she could speed back up. Join us!
Latest Show: Baltimore And The Colts, Endurance Cycling, Bernard King's Time In Hollywood
For 30 years, the NFL's Colts called Baltimore home. This week on Only A Game, the story of the special connection between the franchise and the city. Plus, the tolls — both physical and emotional — of a life in non-stop, self-supported, ultra endurance bicycle racing. And, NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King shares stories from his summer on the set of a Hollywood film. Join us!
Latest: The Equipment Show
This week on Only A Game, we're talking about stuff. Sports stuff. Stories about the sports bra, a bow, a cappuccino machine and other equipment having to do with sports — or, at least, equipment used by athletes.
Latest Show: The Gift Of Hockey, Althea Gibson, World Bicycle Relief
Paul Stewart played in the NHL and officiated over 1,000 games. This week on Only A Game, the Christmas gift from his father that made it all possible. Plus, you may know Althea Gibson as the woman who integrated tennis, but her legacy extends to the sport of golf, too. And World Bicycle Relief has distributed bicycles to 145,000 students in developing countries, but what does that have to do with Susan B. Anthony? Join us!
Latest Show: History Of The Forward Pass
In 1905, college football faced a crisis. Injuries were piling up, and games were, frankly, boring. The forward pass helped solve both problems. This week on Only A Game, we chronicle the roles of Harvard Stadium and Teddy Roosevelt in making the forward pass legal, quarterbacks Benny Friedman and Sammy Baugh who brought it to prominence and the moments that immortalized the play. Join us!