Only a Game
Saturday, August 1st, 201508/01/15
Stories from this broadcast: Employee Rights: Tom Brady v. The Average Man; Athens 20-All, State-Sponsored Exercise, And Robotic Umps?; Dutee Chand Wins Gender Fight In Track And Field; Champion Boxer Daniel Jacobs' Biggest Fight Wasn't In The Ring;...
Inside The Winner's Circle With Basketball's Sue Bird
With the 2015 WNBA season just past its halfway point, Only A Game was reminded of the story of Seattle Storm guard and basketball great Sue Bird, who has found success throughout her legendary hoops career.
Saturday, July 25th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: Mavs Coach Carlisle On DeAndre Jordan, Becky Hammon And Sharknado 3; Feds Drop Case Vs. Bonds; UAB Football Returns; And ESPN's Talent Troubles; Boston Struggles To Win Support For 2024 Olympics Bid; 'Dancing With The...
Gobbled Up By The Peloton: A Cyclist Gets A Hand ... And A...
Writer, filmmaker and professional cyclist Kathryn Bertine tried to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. Bertine tells Only A Game's Karen Given about the time she tried to gain qualifying points by breaking away from the peloton during a race in El...
Saturday, July 18th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: NCAA Payments; All-Star Slump; And Coaches On Confederate Flags
NCAA Ordered To Pay $46 Million In Attorneys' Fees In...
The NCAA has been ordered to pay $46 million in lawyers' fees in the Ed O'Bannon class-action lawsuit. Twenty people, including O'Bannon, sued the NCAA, claiming the organization violated United States antitrust laws. Bill Littlefield is among those...
Saturday, July 11th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: An Historic Parade; Redskins Lawsuit; And A Female Quarterback; At 'The Magic Green,' A Quest For A Hole-In-One; Latino Players Blurred MLB's Color Line Before Robinson's Debut; 25 Years After '90 MLB All-Star Game, Greg...
Commentary: Golf Turns Against Donald Trump
Donald Trump's recent comments about Latin American immigrants have drawn sharp criticism and prompted both ESPN and the PGA to cancel events at a Trump-owned golf course. Bill Littlefield weighs in.
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: Flag Exchange For NASCAR Fans; Blatter's Travel Plans And A-Rod's Comeback; The NBA's Most Interesting Free Agency Pitches; Dustin Brown: A Tennis Man With A Van; Physical Pain, Emotional Healing At U.S. Army 'Combatives'...
Commentary: La Liga Appeals To FIFA — On Its Own Terms
Spain's top soccer league, La Liga, filed an appeal to FIFA regarding the timing of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The competition is set to take place in November and December instead of during the summer, as is custom. Bill Littlefield weighs in on...
Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: Darts Study Proves The Power Of Rivalries; Inside South American Soccer Rivalries; MLB Draft Pick Pat Connaughton Drafted Again By NBA; Ken Dryden On Canada's Stanley Cup Rivalry With The U.S.; In Chess, The Computer Rival...
Pete Rose-Colored Glasses: A Case For Charlie Hustle
The ongoing campaign by Pete Rose to return to baseball's good graces and become eligible for the Hall of Fame hit another bump in the road this week when ESPN revealed evidence that Rose had bet on games when he was a player ... something he had...
Saturday, June 20th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: MLB Hack, 'Royal' All-Star Worries And USWNT's Slow(?) Start; Golden State Warriors' No. 1 Fan Reflects On 40 Years Of Loyalty; Audio Diary: Father And Son Journey From Little League To The Pros; As Ultramarathoning Grows,...
The Last Place You Want To Be
The Boston Red Sox season has been dismal thus far. Bill Littlefield tells the story of a time he and some friends decided to stay away from Fenway Park.
Saturday, June 13th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: NHL Beards, Education For Athletes, And Women's Sports On TV; Brazil's Neymar And Marta: Two 'Magicians,' Two Very Different Stories; Cleveland's Sports Title Drought: Five Decades And Counting; Against The Odds: Trying To...
Commentary: Women's World Cup Still In The Back Seat
The U.S. is currently at the top of their group in the Women's World Cup, having beaten Australia on Monday. But Only A Game's Bill Littlefield is focusing less on individual results than on the progress of the game the women are playing.
Saturday, June 6th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: Littlefield: Slipping And Sliding Through My First Ice Hockey Practice; Forget Rings. One Year The Canadiens Got Championship TVs.; Hollywood Scores A 'Miracle' With Locker Room Speech; Why Coach K Kept Hanging Up On Shane...
Saturday, May 30th, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: Why Did FIFA Re-elect Sepp Blatter?; Switzerland For Sports, Tennis Rules And Steph Curry's Daughter; Inside The Winner's Circle With Basketball's Sue Bird; Changing Youth Sports Culture ... One School At A Time; Getting...
Commentary: Nobody Does Corruption Like FIFA
Seven high-ranking FIFA executives were arrested early Wednesday morning in Switzerland. Bill Littlefield weighs in on the allegations of bribery, kickbacks and illegal arrangements regarding the scheduling and marketing of major soccer tournaments.
Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
Stories from this broadcast: Michael Sam, Women's World Cup And The NBA's Foul Problem; Sport Is Politics For 73-Year-Old FC Barcelona Fan; American Pharoah Could Win Triple Crown ... But Won't Save Racing; Can A Love Of Horse Racing And A Love Of...
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