The NFL started the 2013-2014 season on the right foot. There were record setting television audiences opening weekend. Bill muses about the upcoming season with some poetry.
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This weekend, the Lords of the Rings will decide the site of the 2020 Summer Olympics. Bill Littlefield has been following the competition to host the competition.
ESPN has pulled out of a partnership with the PBS series “Frontline,” ending a collaboration on a documentary about concussions in the NFL. Given ESPN’s ties to the league, the move raised concerns about conflicts of interest in sports reporting, but Bill Littlefield says we should stay focused on the issues on the field.
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and his beard hasn’t missed a beat. Now a razor company is offering him a chance to earn $1 million on the side.
Middle infielder Jake Elmore did everything but hawk peanuts and Cracker Jack for the Houston Astros on Monday, pitching, catching and batting in the same game. But, as Karen Given explains, there’s precedent for pro athletes donning multiple hats.
The ’72 Miami Dolphins are finally heading to the White House, which is an excellent reason to look back at our conversation with former Dolphins running back Larry Csonka.
After finding a closet full of memories, Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas opted to put his awards and memorabilia on the open market. But as Doug Tribou notes, Lucas’ accomplishments are far from forgotten.
Still chasing Jack Nicklaus and his 18 majors, Tiger Woods finished in a tie for 40th at the PGA Championship over the weekend. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce was there to witness the performance.
Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees star Alex Rodriguez for 211 games, leading some fans to lament the state of the game. Bill Littlefield offers some encouraging words.
This show has run for almost as long as its intern has been alive. Thus, it’s time to celebrate. What better way to do that than thoughts from Bill and a slideshow of memories?