This week on Only A Game, we’ll have an update on the NFL’s domestic violence scandals. Plus, after an up-down-up season, can the Oakland A’s hang on to earn a wild card spot? OAG’s Karen Given reports on specialized training for coaches who work with children who live in this country’s most violent neighborhoods. And the mystery of why PGA golfer Anthony Kim is sitting out in his prime. Join us!
There is no shortage of groups who have criticized the NFL franchise in Washington, D.C. for its nickname, but now the team is going to be the target of an episode of “South Park.”
As sports budgets are slashed, especially in urban school districts, an organization is stepping in to help with training and coaches. Only A Game’s Karen Given highlights Up2Us.
Commentator Elissa Ely: “Sports are his life, we always talk about them, but not today.”
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss a Thursday Night Football smackdown, the top World Series contenders, and a roller-coaster renege involving LeBron James.
Dock Ellis famously pitched a no-hitter after he dropped LSD. But, as filmmaker Jeffrey Radice shows in his new documentary, there was much more to the story of the former Pirates All-Star. Radice and Tom Reich — Ellis’ longtime agent — join Bill Littlefield.
With the Australian Football League’s Grand Final scheduled for Sept. 27, Margaret Evans returns from Sydney with a primer on “Australian rules.”
After recording 17 top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour from 2008 to 2011, Anthony Kim hasn’t played a tournament in more than two years. And he’s a got a big reason to stay on the couch. Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Alan Shipnuck tried to find out what happened to Kim.
The Oakland A’s had the best record in baseball as recently as Aug. 15. But since then the team has played well under .500. The San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser joins Bill Littlefield to assess the team’s chances this postseason.
The NFL’s recent domestic violence scandals have created a public relations nightmare for the league. Gene Grabowski of the communications firm Levick says Roger Goodell’s press conference on Friday made things worse. Grabowski joins Bill Littlefield to discuss what the NFL needs to do to address the ongoing controversy.
Sports Illustrated special features writer Jeff Benedict says the NFL has an ‘antiquated playbook’ when dealing with domestic violence and abuse. Benedict speaks with Bill Littlefield.
As Scotland awaited the results of its independence referendum, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews voted to welcome women members for the first time in its 260-year history. In an update to our earlier story on the vote, Doug Tribou reports.
“Really thought I was going to need this after the 5th round,” the now-star QB wrote.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has announced the appointments of several influential women as part of the league’s reaction to its domestic violence scandal. Only A Game’s Bill Littlefield offers a more robust response.