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January 27th, 2016

Jim Harbaugh’s Weirdest Moments: From Walruses To Judge Judy

Whether he’s climbing a tree, doing his best DJ Khaled impersonation, dabbing, or inviting himself over for a sleepover, Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has been busy this recruiting season.

January 27th, 2016

Sports-Related Dog News And Dog-Related Sports News

It’s not entirely true that Bill Littlefield thinks sports are going to the dogs. But it’s sort of true.

January 20th, 2016

Tom Brady, Peyton Manning Prove It’s A Quarterback’s World

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have faced each other 16 times over the course of their exceptionally successful careers. On Sunday, they will face each other again. Sort of.

January 16th, 2016

A Call For Super Bowl Haiku

The 22nd annual Only A Game Super Bowl Haiku is coming up, and we’re looking for submissions. Put your best haiku forward and it just might make it into our show on Super Bowl weekend.

January 13th, 2016

The Sublime And The Shameful: Lionel Messi And FIFA

On Monday, Barcelona star Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or, given to soccer’s top player, for the fifth time in his career. Bill Littlefield is among those good with that.

January 7th, 2016

The Super Bowl’s Comin’

The NFL’s postseason gets underway this weekend. Over the next month’s worth of weekends, 12 teams will be whittled down to the two that will meet in the Super Bowl, which Bill Littlefield has already begun to consider.

December 30th, 2015

Remembering Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon

One of the most popular basketball players of all time died on Sunday. Bill Littlefield is one of the many millions of people delighted by Meadowlark Lemon during his long and nearly undefeated career.

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December 21st, 2015

‘Summer Of The Bass’ Celebrates Country That Remains Wild

“Summer of the Bass” by W.D. Wetherell “is a celebration of country that remains wild and healthy, and of the native species that thrives in it despite everything else,” writes Only A Game’s Gary Waleik.

December 16th, 2015

Ban Upheld: Pete Rose Is Still Out

Pete Rose had hoped that the fourth MLB commissioner to hear his plea for mercy might let him back into the game. On Monday, commissioner Rob Manfred said no. Bill Littlefield says it’s a case of failure to reconfigure.

December 9th, 2015

Aroldis Chapman’s Uncertain Future

Baseball’s winter meetings have seen various players change teams. Aroldis Chapman is not among them, though he was supposed to be. Bill Littlefield has since turned his attention to Chapman’s story, detailing what’s taking place on and off the field for the Cincinnati Reds pitcher.