We can all remember our favorite sports movies – but what about our favorite sports-based books? On today’s show, Bill Littlefield of NPR’s Only A Game talks about his favorite sportswriters, and reads from his new collection of athletics inspired poetry.
Then, we tackle another competition of sorts: passing the knowledge, the notoriously difficult test that every London cabbie has to take before he or she can get behind the wheel of a black taxi.
Plus a look at how and why the basketball shot clock came to be from Roman Mars’ podcast, 99% Invisible.
12.4.14: Bill Littlefield Talks Sports Writing & The Intense London Cabbie Test "The Knowledge"
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