Troy Vincent, who played in the NFL from 1992 until 2006, is now the league’s vice president of player engagement. He spoke with Bill Littlefield about the Jovan Belcher case and what the league is doing to help other players before tragedies happen.
When Boston College men’s hockey coach Jerry York tied the all-time record for career victories, he wasn’t thinking about the mark. He was thinking about the rest of the season. As Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports, four decades into his career, York keeps getting better.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has become the fifth NBA player to score 30,000 career points. How’d he do it a year faster than Wilt Chamberlain? Henry Abbott of ESPN’s TrueHoop joins Bill Littlefield to explain.
Critics of the Bowl Championship Series say Northern Illinois doesn’t deserve to play Florida State in the Orange Bowl on New Year’s Day. But after a 12-1 season, the Huskies says they’ve earned it. Bill Littlefield explores the debate with Jeff Arnold of the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake, Illinois.
The North Jersey Spartans play the same game as any other collegiate football team, but they don’t all attend the same college. OAG’s Dave Grunebaum reports on coach Kevin Moss and his unlikely band of players, all of whom are trying to stay out of gangs and in school.
People today sometimes refer to it as the “No Fun League,” but there was a time when the NFL was best described as the “National Forgotten League.” Bill Littlefield speaks with Washington Times sports columnist Dan Daly about his new book on Pro Football’s first 50 years.
OAG analyst Charlie Pierce talks with Bill about Peyton Manning, a proposal to eliminate NFL kickoffs because of safety concerns, the NFL legacies of recent Heisman Trophy candidates, the NBA’s approach to evolution, and why the NHL is “disappointing beyond belief.”
Bill opens the OAG mailbag, which is fully electronic, to respond to listener comments.
The 20th Annual OAG Holiday Gift Guide is here! Bill and producer Karen Given run through this year’s holiday gift selections for grilling dads, teething babies, and anyone with wrists.
Gary Waleik lists the hits. No misses, just hits.
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