Sports: Olympic Bids and Baseball's Playoff Push

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

As Chicago tries to drum up support for its bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games, Paddy O'Connell, host of the BBC radio program Broadcasting House, joins us with a look at the challenges London is facing as the host of the 2012 Olympics. Closer to home, Major League Baseball's season is winding down, and teams from both the American and National Leagues are vying for slots in the playoffs. The Takeaway's sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin gives us the lowdown on some of baseball's most exciting pennant races.

Guests:

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and Paddy O'Connell

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

Contributors:

David J Fazekas

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