The Dallas Cowboys are 5-1. This week we’ll take a closer look at the team’s turnaround — and learn about another football team that’s had unexpected success: No. 1 Mississippi State. Plus, we’ll preview the Royals-Giants World Series and hear about a cyclist who biked through Afghanistan to improve the lives of women. Join us!
The Dallas Cowboys have cut Michael Sam from their practice squad. Sam would be the first openly gay player in NFL history, but has yet to make a regular-season roster.
Pea shooting, popular in the U.K. for years, is a relatively new sport in the U.S. Just this month, the first U.S. Championships took place in Roanoke, Va. Beverly Amsler brings us the story.
Attendance at Florida Panthers home games is bad. So bad, in fact, that beat writers for visiting teams have tweeted pictures of the half-empty arena for laughs. Bill Littlefield chats with Yahoo! Sports’ Greg Wyshynski about the Panthers’ attendance woes.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the Royals-Giants World Series matchup, the latest on Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the sports-based appeal of a $26,000 watch.
Shannon Galpin didn’t plan to break cultural norms and ride a mountain bike in Afghanistan. But she did, and her new book, “Mountain To Mountain,” recounts her attempt to have a meaningful dialogue about women’s role in Afghan society.
Georgia running back Todd Gurley and Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston are under investigation after an autograph-authentication business certified their signatures on thousands of items. But, as Michael Weinreb tells Bill Littlefield, it’s the image of the NCAA that’s taking the biggest hit from the scandal.
Mississippi State started the season outside the AP Top 25 poll. Six wins later, the Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 in the country. How did it happen? The Clarion-Ledger’s Michael Bonner joins Bill Littlefield.
2008 — that’s the last year the Dallas Cowboys finished the regular season with a winning record. But the Cowboys are off to a 5-1 start in 2014 and seem well on their way to NFL relevancy. Mac Engel of the Dallas Fort-Worth Star Telegram joins Bill Littlefield.
This season Major League Baseball took a crash course in how to eliminate collisions at home plate. In its first year, Rule 7.13 has been celebrated and criticized, but a much bigger injury risk is still in play for catchers. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.
The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants represent a most unlikely World Series pairing. Bill Littlefield and ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian break down how each team arrived to the Fall Classic.
From a sullen Buck Showalter to a horizontal Mike Moustakas, Only A Game has compiled the best photos from the first three rounds of the 2014 MLB playoffs.
Soccer star Landon Donovan has played his last game for Team USA. Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on Donovan’s career and his impact on U.S. soccer.
Inspired by a silver trophy from 1987, a diverse group of athletes in a remote Alaskan fishing hub recently participated in the International Friendship Cup. Annie Ropeik has the story of this unique community-building soccer tournament on Unalaska Island.