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Only A Blog
October 23rd, 2014
By Martin Kessler

Is Kobe Bryant Responsible For Lakers’ Downfall?

In a scathing piece for ESPN The Magazine, Henry Abbott writes that Kobe Bryant is the reason the Lakers have struggled to land big-name free agents. But critics from within the NBA — and outside of it — have attacked the report.

Only A Blog
October 23rd, 2014
By Eric Larrabee

When Sideline Interviews Get Awkward

Thanks to the magic of live television, sideline reports can sometimes go awry.

Commentary
October 22nd, 2014

Remembering Bart Giamatti, A Baseball Fan

Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on the legacy of former MLB Commissioner Bart Giamatti, who was a fan of the game above all else.

In The News
October 21st, 2014

Dallas Cowboys Cut Michael Sam

The Dallas Cowboys have cut Michael Sam from their practice squad. Sam would be the first openly gay player in NFL history, but has yet to make a regular-season roster.

Only A Blog
October 16th, 2014
By Eric Larrabee

The Best Pictures From MLB’s Playoffs (So Far)

From a sullen Buck Showalter to a horizontal Mike Moustakas, Only A Game has compiled the best photos from the first three rounds of the 2014 MLB playoffs.

Commentary
October 15th, 2014

A Farewell To Landon Donovan

Soccer star Landon Donovan has played his last game for Team USA. Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on Donovan’s career and his impact on U.S. soccer.

Only A Blog
October 10th, 2014
By Zoë Sobel

‘We Need To Talk:’ The All-Women’s Sports Show

Every staff member of “We Need To Talk” — yes, this means producers, directors and 12 on-air commentators — is female.

Only a blog
October 9th, 2014
By Eric Larrabee

A Brief History Of Feel-Good Sports Moments

Sports is all about winning — except when it isn’t. The New England Patriots reminded us of that last Sunday.

Commentary
October 8th, 2014

Once A Shooter, Always A Shooter

A former college basketball star played pick-up games for years against younger competition. And then one day he decided to stop. Bill Littlefield shares his story.

Only A Blog
October 2nd, 2014
By Eric Larrabee

Eight Reasons To Rejoice During MLB’s Playoffs

Still despairing the departure of summer? Here’s something to cheer you up — postseason baseball! Only A Game has your MLB playoff primer.