Fresh off a World Series victory with the Red Sox, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has signed with Boston’s archrival, the New York Yankees. Bill Littlefield looks at some of the more memorable departures from Fenway to the Bronx.
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In this season of giving thanks, Bill Littlefield recalls a sports experience he’s thankful he’ll never have to live through again.
Is Boston a great sports town? That’s the question Bill Littlefield sets out to answer in his chapter of ‘Our Boston,’ a collection of essays about the city by Boston-area writers.
Zach Hodges overcame the deaths of his parents to make it to Harvard. The next stop for the philosophy major and defensive end might be the NFL. Only A Game’s Martin Kessler has our story.
Bill Littlefield is occasionally asked to share his stories. This week, he shares someone else’s.
The Jonathan Martin – Richie Incognito story has morphed into something much larger than a locker room spat. With the Miami Dolphins in the midst of a public relations nightmare, Bill Littlefield is imagining how the organization might be trying to control the situation.
For some, running is about sweating, pain, triumph and failure, but others find poetry in the sport. ‘Bearers of Distance’ is a new anthology of works by poets who also run. Bill Littlefield shares some of the highlights of this creative approach to capturing the spirit of running.
With the end of the baseball season nearing, commentator Bill Littlefield is thinking about what the end of the baseball season means to some especially devoted fans of the game.
With the World Series kicking off, Bill Littlefield is thinking about the different ways fans appreciate the game of baseball.
Excitement is building as Boston faces Detroit in the ALCS. But Bill Littlefield isn’t quite sure these new Red Sox are any better than the old.