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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.’
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.
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.
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.
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.