In less than two weeks, nearly $24 million has been raised for the One Fund, a charity founded by the City of Boston to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. But, Only A Game’s Karen Given wonders how much could have been raised, if the charity had followed the example set by public radio.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the future of security at large scale sporting events after the tragedy at the Boston Marathon and the rest of the sports news of the week.
Last weekend, Tiger Woods won his third tournament of 2013, thereby reasserting his position as the number one golfer in the land. Commentator Bill Littlefield is among the impressed, but perhaps not as impressed as Nike is.
This week’s Only A Game musical accompaniment.
As the NCAA tournament gets under way, Bill Littlefield wonders when athletes will see their share of the millions of dollars changing hands.
Can’t get enough of Roxbury Community College men’s basketball team and their run at the Division III National Championship? Here’s Bill Littlefield’s entire series from 2000-2001.
On Jan. 19, Major League Baseball lost two Hall of Famers when Earl Weaver and Stan Musial passed away. Bill Littlefield reflects on the careers of Weaver and Musial and speaks with Musial biographer George Vecsey about the St. Louis Cardinals legend.
This week it was revealed that Notre Dame star and Heisman runner up Manti T’eo had spent the season publicly mourning the death of his girlfriend…who never existed. Bill Littlefield and Sports Illustrated’s Michael Rosenberg try to make sense of the bizarre hoax.
As Notre Dame and Alabama prepare to meet in the BCS National Championship Game, Only A Game’s Anne Marshall introduces us to a group of Indiana nuns who say the Irish have a heavenly supporter.
As the calendar turns to 2013, Bill Littlefield is fed up with misbehaving athletes and locked-out leagues. He offers his wish for a better sports year.