Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the L.A. Kings perfect home playoff record, the partnership behind New York’s newest soccer franchise, and Chuck Norris’s advice for fielding a football team.
The Tour de France is cycling’s most grueling race. At more than 2000 miles, this year’s route includes elevation changes equal to three and a half Mount Everest climbs. So, why would someone tackle the course on foot? Bill Littlefield speaks with endurance runner Zoe Romano.
The San Jose Sharks are on the brink of an early exit from the NHL postseason…again. Bill speaks with David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News about the Sharks’ chances of finally hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the NBA Playoffs, the latest news regarding the Sacramento Kings’ possible move to Seattle, and the lawsuit Derek Boogard’s family has brought against the NHL.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the Stanley Cup playoffs, Major League Baseball’s line-drive problem, and Kobe Bryant’s latest tiff with his mom.
NBA free agent Jason Collins is the first athlete in one of the four major male pro sports to acknowledge that he is gay. Bill Littlefield comments on what Collins’ announcement says about the world he came out to.
NBA journeyman Jason Collins is the first active male athlete from a major professional league to announce that he’s gay. We look at the announcement and some of the initial reactions from inside and outside the world of sports.
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.