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More than a Game

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Explore the untold stories of Arizona sports. Hosted by veteran sports reporter and NPR 89.1 announcer, Tony Perkins, More Than a Game features a series of the best sports stories you've never heard.
I enjoyed every minute of it, from the day I started: Wrapping up Season 1 of More Than a Game
July 13, 2023

I enjoyed every minute of it, from the day I started: Wrapping up Season 1 of More Than a Game

It's our last episode of season one and the final part in our series examining baseball in the borderlands.
A great community, great downtown, and good beer: When a city and a sport intertwine
July 5, 2023

A great community, great downtown, and good beer: When a city and a sport intertwine

Maybe it's the years of battling a cross-town rival, or maybe it's the fact that a game blends beautifully with a natural environment. Whatever it is, a place can sometimes become intertwined in a competition.
I Mean, I Really Like Winning: Performing at a sport's highest levels
June 28, 2023

I Mean, I Really Like Winning: Performing at a sport's highest levels

Taking the top prize is often the main goal of sports. First, an Olympic sport thats US championship is in Arizona. Then, how a baseball powerhouse has turned winning into a multi-generational effort.
This is an Evolution: While some things change, other parts stay the same
June 14, 2023

This is an Evolution: While some things change, other parts stay the same

Rule changes in college sports alter the business on a monumental scale, and how a baseball powerhouse passes one generation to the next.
Legends Never Die: Tales from Southern Arizona's sports past
June 7, 2023

Legends Never Die: Tales from Southern Arizona's sports past

Southern Arizona has a deep history with sports. We hear some of the tales that arise from an historic ballpark, then learn about a legendary baseball coach in Nogales.
That Was Exactly Us: Stories of Latino culture in baseball and empathy through adaptive sports
May 31, 2023

That Was Exactly Us: Stories of Latino culture in baseball and empathy through adaptive sports

Sports play a major role in our culture. They can be anything from an expression of life to a vehicle to better understand someone's life.
Strangely Alive? Arizona's extreme endurance races
May 24, 2023

Strangely Alive? Arizona's extreme endurance races

It's hard for most people to imagine running a marathon. So what's it like to run a race that's nearly ten times that length? Or how about a bike event that stretches across the entire state?
Hard Hits and Life Lessons
May 17, 2023

Hard Hits and Life Lessons

A look at a sport that is popular around the globe, but had just become a part of the University of Arizona athletics program, and a talk with a standout UArizona football player about the life lessons that sport taught him.
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