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Rhymes With Bill
July 23rd, 2014

To Golf, Or Not To Golf?

Rory McIlroy’s recent triumph at the British Open has some golf enthusiasts hoping for a rise in the game’s popularity. That’s caused Bill Littlefield to remember his own youthful attempts to play golf.

Only A Blog
July 22nd, 2014

Commonwealth Games: More Than A Mirror Of Olympic Sports Schedule

The Commonwealth Games have many of the events you see in the Olympics — and many you don’t. And this year, Commonwealth Games spectators will get a glimpse of some things on the horizon for the Olympics. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports from Glasgow.

Only A Blog
July 22nd, 2014

Commonwealth Games Bring History And The Queen’s Baton To Glasgow

The Olympics have a torch. The Commonwealth Games have the Queen’s Baton, which travels through all of the 71 participating nations and territories on its way to the Games.

Commentary
July 16th, 2014

Taking In The Tour De France (In England)

This year the Tour de France began in the United Kingdom, which is why Bill Littlefield, who’d gone to London for a break from sports, came to witness the spectacle.

Commentary
July 2nd, 2014

Shades Of 1918: Red Sox And Cubs Meet Again

The Red Sox and Cubs finished their three-game series, just the fourth time the teams have met since the 1918 World Series. Only A Game’s Karen Given was at the game on Monday, and reflected on the storied histories of the two teams.

Only A Blog
July 1st, 2014
By Martin Kessler

FIFA Video Game Scores American Soccer Fans

Record numbers of Americans are tuning in to watch the 2014 World Cup. FIFA, a soccer video game, may have something to do with it.

Commentary
June 25th, 2014

We Get It, Sports Writers: You Don’t Like Soccer

As the World Cup presses on, one type of sports column has dependably reappeared again this summer, a column which Bill Littlefield finds unnecessary.

Photo Essay
June 25th, 2014

In Search Of Bacon At IronPigs Baseball

Inspired by an interview she produced for Only A Game, Karen Given traveled to Allentown, Pennsylvania to sample the sports, entertainment, and culinary offerings of Minor League Baseball’s Lehigh Valley IronPigs.

In The News
June 24th, 2014

LeBron James Opts Out, Opens Door For Another ‘Decision’

Decisions, decisions. The Associated Press is reporting that LeBron James has told the Miami Heat he will opt out of the final two years of his contract and test the free agency market.

only a blog
June 19th, 2014
By Martin Kessler

To Assist World Cup Fans, Countries Get Creative

From late start times to power shortages, countries are facing challenges — and coming up with creative solutions — to make sure fans at home are able to watch broadcasts of World Cup games.