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Charlie Pierce
January 11th, 2014

News Of The Week With Charlie Pierce

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce and Bill discuss settling old debts in the NBA, a troubling forecast for the Sochi Olympics, and Dan Le Batard, the Hall of Fame voter who will vote no more forever.

Commentary
January 8th, 2014

Brazil’s World Cup Forecast

This week FIFA announced that preparations for the World Cup set to begin in June are far behind schedule. Bill Littlefield wonders if that’s perhaps the second-biggest problem the extravaganza will face.

Commentary
January 1st, 2014

An Ode To The NFL Coaches Fired On Monday

We’ve come to expect NFL teams who missed the playoffs to jettison their head coaches this time of year. But five in one day? Bill Littlefield offers a verse to those who are now looking for work.

Feature
December 28th, 2013

Team IMPACT Helps Kids Find Joy During Illness

Team IMPACT pairs college sports teams and children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Karen Given talks with families and athletes benefiting from this new program.

Interview
December 28th, 2013

Indiana Basketball Hall Of Fame Honors ‘Hoosiers’

In 2013, the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame inducted screenwriter Angelo Pizzo and director David Anspaugh,, who were be honored for their work on the basketball movie ‘Hoosiers.’ Pizzo joins Bill to discuss the iconic sports film.

Interview
December 28th, 2013

Phil Jackson Reflects On His Historic NBA Career In ‘Eleven Rings’

Phil Jackson won more NBA rings than any other coach. Bill Littlefield talks with Jackson about his days as a player, his more unusual coaching techniques, Shaquille O’Neal’s shy side, and his book ‘Eleven Rings.’

Only Kidding
December 21st, 2013

Unraveling SIU Coach Barry Hinson’s Rant

SIU head coach Barry Hinson’s rant after his team lost to Murray State this week has gone viral. The Only A Game staff tries to discover the meaning of some of coach Hinson’s more colorful statements.

Charlie Pierce
December 21st, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the FCC’s war against the NFL’s blackout rule, Dennis Rodman’s North Korean tryouts, Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s advice for a happy relationship, and more.

Interview
December 21st, 2013

U.S. Delegation To Sochi Includes Two — Now Three — Openly Gay Athletes

Instead of sending the usual dignitaries to the Olympics, President Obama has named 3 openly gay athletes to the U.S. delegation to Sochi. Bill speaks with Christine Brennan, who called the move a “stroke of genius” in her column for USA Today.

In Depth
December 21st, 2013

NFL Prepares For Snowy Super Bowl

Snow at the Super Bowl? It’s no problem … at least not according to officials in New Jersey. Steve Politi of the Newark Star-Ledger joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the NFL’s elaborate Super Bowl snow removal contingencies.