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Sports With Bill Littlefield: California Chrome, World Cup

A man performs outside Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo. (Rodrigo Abd/AP)

A man performs outside Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo. (Rodrigo Abd/AP)

WBUR’s Anthony Brooks and Sacha Pfeiffer speak with Only a Game’s Bill Littlefield about this week’s news in sports, from California Chrome’s failure to win the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes to the World Cup, which begins tomorrow in São Paulo, Brazil.


Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only A Game. He tweets at @OnlyAGameNPR.


On Point: The Triple Crown: Can California Chrome Win It All?

  • “California Chrome got his name for his flashy white markings on all four legs. Legs so powerful that the Cinderella story horse now prepping for the Belmont Stakes could soon be the first thoroughbred in 36 years to win the Triple Crown: Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes.”

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