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May 25th, 2016

Mickelson News: A Reminder That ‘It's Great To Be In Sports’

After golfer Phil Mickelson was named in an insider trading lawsuit, Bill Littlefield was reminded that it can be good to be a famous athlete.

Commentary
May 18th, 2016

Littlefield: Retirement Advice For Tim Duncan

Even before the San Antonio Spurs were bounced out of the playoffs by the Oklahoma City Thunder, there was speculation about whether Spurs veteran Tim Duncan would retire. Bill Littlefield offers the potential retiree some advice.

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May 18th, 2016

$60M Vs. $1.8M: Sports Facilities There And Here

Last week’s program featured the story of not one but two $60 million high school football facilities in Texas. Meanwhile, voters in Hull, Massachusetts, recently defeated a $1.8 million plan to install a new turf field.

Commentary
May 11th, 2016

Littlefield: Why I’m Impatient For The NBA Finals

We don’t know yet which teams will reach the NBA Finals in June. But Bill Littlefield knows which teams he hopes will find their way there.

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May 5th, 2016
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How Did This Year’s Kentucky Derby Horses Get Their Names?

Ever wondered how Kentucky Derby horses landed their ridiculous names? Here are the stories behind some of the horses that will take to Churchill Downs this weekend.

COMMENTARY
May 4th, 2016

Leicester City’s Big Win Is Fun For Everyone — Except Bookmakers

Leicester City is assured of finishing first in England’s top soccer league. Bill Littlefield is among the surprised and delighted.

COMMENTARY
April 27th, 2016

Littlefield: Derby Day’s Coming

Is it too early to begin thinking about the first Saturday in May and the horse race traditionally run on that day? Bill Littlefield doesn’t think so.

COMMENTARY
April 20th, 2016

Concussion Settlement Affirmed, But Fight Must Continue

On Monday, a settlement to which the NFL and retired players agreed was deemed acceptable by a U.S. court of appeals. The NFL hopes that’s the end of the story that began with thousands of former players suing the league. Bill Littlefield hopes it’s not.

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April 20th, 2016
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What To Do While Waiting For The Inevitable Spurs-Warriors Matchup

The regular season series between the Warriors and the Spurs was the highlight of the NBA season. Hoops fans are itching for more — but it will be another four weeks before the teams can meet again in the Western Conference Finals. Don’t fret. Here are some ways you can pass the time.

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April 14th, 2016
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Mamba Out: The Best Moments From Kobe’s Retirement Tour

Wednesday night brought an end to Kobe Bryant’s career and his five-month long retirement tour. Much has been said about the merits of a season-long tribute, but there’s no doubt that they provide for some pretty memorable moments. Here are some of the best, and weirdest, moments from Bryant’s send-off.