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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.

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.