Then the rating came in: 48.5, the third-highest sports show ever.
More talk and sports shows air throughout the week.
And the goal is to be something other than just another sports show.
Some sports have shown less vulnerability to defections and Cuba's economic crisis than others.
Bill Littlefield is familiar with presenting a sports show for a public radio audience.
Now he had a chance to continue that work and be the host of an afternoon sports show on a Princeton radio station.
Mr. Dean, meanwhile, has returned to his early evening sports show.
The primary sport at the club is football but also shows interests in social and cultures activities.
He has made a name for himself on the AM radio sports shows.
The sports show is a way to get people into the theater and share a communal experience.