In just over two weeks, the Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi, Russia. Bill is among those hoping for the best, having been prepared for the worst.
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Just before the current NFL season began, the league agreed to pay $765-million in compensation for post-concussion disorders. This week the judge examining the terms of that settlement said, “Not so fast.” Bill Littlefield is among those anticipating a better deal for the retired players.
This week FIFA announced that preparations for the World Cup set to begin in June are far behind schedule. Bill Littlefield wonders if that’s perhaps the second-biggest problem the extravaganza will face.
We’ve come to expect NFL teams who missed the playoffs to jettison their head coaches this time of year. But five in one day? Bill Littlefield offers a verse to those who are now looking for work.
Yet another wax sculpture of Cristiano Ronaldo has been unveiled. This event provoked Bill Littlefield to think about how we praise famous men and the extent to which some of them find it necessary to praise themselves.
Fresh off a World Series victory with the Red Sox, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has signed with Boston’s archrival, the New York Yankees. Bill Littlefield looks at some of the more memorable departures from Fenway to the Bronx.
In this season of giving thanks, Bill Littlefield recalls a sports experience he’s thankful he’ll never have to live through again.
Is Boston a great sports town? That’s the question Bill Littlefield sets out to answer in his chapter of ‘Our Boston,’ a collection of essays about the city by Boston-area writers.
Zach Hodges overcame the deaths of his parents to make it to Harvard. The next stop for the philosophy major and defensive end might be the NFL. Only A Game’s Martin Kessler has our story.
Bill Littlefield is occasionally asked to share his stories. This week, he shares someone else’s.