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Interview
November 29th, 2014

Amherst Women’s Hoops Team Wins 100 Straight At Home

“We definitely like playing at home,” says Amherst College women’s basketball coach G.P. Gromacki. The team has won 100 straight games on its home court, an NCAA record. Gromacki joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the accomplishment.

Commentary
November 26th, 2014

Thanksgiving Memories For ‘Only A Game’

From covering tennis in Rome to underwater rugby, from interviewing Hall of Famers to poet laureates, Bill Littlefield has had much to be thankful for as host of “Only A Game.”

Only A Blog
November 19th, 2014
By Eric Larrabee

Tiger Snaps Back At Golf Digest, With An Assist From Jeter

When a sports writer penned a fictional interview making fun of Tiger Woods, the world’s best-known golfer responded in his own article. It was published on a website run by another sports icon: Derek Jeter.

Rhymes With Bill
November 19th, 2014

Without Losers, There’d Be No Winners

A common expression uttered after an exciting, well-contested game is “somebody had to lose.” Bill Littlefield pays homage to some unfortunate squads for whom losing has become an all-too-familiar habit.

Commentary
November 12th, 2014

Nearing Retirement, Landon Donovan Puts Soccer In Perspective

Whenever a future Hall of Fame player is retiring, people pay attention. Bill Littlefield has been playing close attention to Landon Donovan’s comments recently, and he likes what he’s hearing.

Only A Blog
November 5th, 2014
By Eric Larrabee

Jets Fans: The Latest Spending Cash To Send A Message

New York Jets fans are raising billboards and flying planes demanding the firing of the team’s general manager. We take a look back at other times sports fans have used advertising to get their message across.

Commentary
November 5th, 2014

London Calling, Will Tony Romo Answer?

Despite two fractured bones in his back, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has traveled to London with the hope of playing on Sunday. Bill Littlefield does not share Romo’s, or the NFL’s, optimistic outlook.

Only A Blog
October 30th, 2014

Giants, Baseball Fans Win 2014 World Series

“The 2014 World Series proved to be a delight,” Bill Littlefield writes.

Commentary
October 29th, 2014

An MLB General Manager’s Offseason To-Do List

With the baseball season coming to a close, Bill Littlefield offers his suggestions for general managers aiming to have their teams in the World Series next season.

Featured Book
October 27th, 2014

Bill Littlefield’s ‘Take Me Out:’ Sports Poetry For Children

Bill Littlefield’s latest book, ‘Take Me Out,’ is a collection of poems about sports for children. Learn more and read an excerpt.