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In The News
September 30th, 2014

FCC Blackout Rule Ends, Blackouts Still Possible

The FCC has voted unanimously to end its sports blackout rule, but does that mean fans no longer have to worry about whether their local stadium is sold out? Only A Game’s Karen Given has our update.

In The News
September 22nd, 2014

‘South Park’ Latest To Challenge Redskins

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.”

Charlie Pierce
September 13th, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss former FBI director Robert Mueller’s investigation into the NFL, the Oscar Pistorius murder verdict in South Africa and a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity with the Toledo Mud Hens.

Charlie Pierce
September 6th, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the Seattle Seahawks impressive return to the regular season, Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker’s doping suspension, and the high school grounds crew that flunked Turf Care 101.

Charlie Pierce
August 16th, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward, Jr.; MLB’s new commissioner; and the distinction Buffalo Bills fans might not be proud to have earned.

Charlie Pierce
August 2nd, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the winners and losers of MLB’s trade deadline, Houston running back Arian Foster’s strategy to deal with the media and scratch and sniff tickets for fans of the Oregon Ducks.

Charlie Pierce
July 26th, 2014

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss Donald Sterling’s latest lawsuit, the Baseball Hall of Fame’s most recent honorees and news from NFL training camps.

Commentary
July 26th, 2014

Crime And Punishment in Sports

How do our games respond to domestic violence? This week, the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens Ray Rice for two games while the Minnesota Twins canceled the ceremony to honor former second baseman Chuck Knoblauch. Bill Littlefield weighs in.

Interview
July 5th, 2014

Penny Hardaway’s Second Act: Coaching Middle School Basketball

This week, former NBA star Penny Hardaway was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame. Hardaway spoke with Karen Given about his playing days and his new job: coaching at his former middle school in Memphis, Tenn.

Charlie Pierce
June 28th, 2014

Sports News Of The Week With Charlie Pierce

Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the top picks in the NBA draft, Tim Lincecum’s surprising second no-hitter against the Padres, and a new world record with a holiday twist.