There will be an NHL season after all – or, at least, half a season. Bill Littlefield reports on how players and fans are reacting to the end of the lockout.
Who won and who lost in the NHL labor struggle? And how will the rest of the season play out? Bill Littlefield talks with OAG’s hockey analyst Helene Elliott, who covers the NHL for the Los Angeles Times.
While hockey fans may not completely have lost interest in their NHL teams, they lost this year’s Winter Classic, the outdoor hockey extravaganza that takes place every New Year’s Day. But as Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports, in Williamsport, Pa., players and fans alike are getting their fill of hockey in the great outdoors.
It’s been 20 years since the Houston Oilers suffered the biggest collapse in NFL history, giving up 35 unanswered points to lose an AFC Wild Card game to the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo News Senior Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan was there and joins Bill Littlefield.
On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America did not elect a single player to the Hall of Fame. ESPN.com writer and OAG baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian tells Bill Littlefield his job as a Hall of Fame voter has become increasingly difficult.
Author and frequent OAG contributor Keith O’Brien spent a year with the Scott County Cardinals, a high school basketball team in Kentucky good enough to attract 6-foot-8 transfer students. Bill Littlefield speaks with O’Brien about the difficulties of handling the pressure to win in a community with above average interest in high school hoops.
The NFL playoffs; ‘Bama’s blowout; the NHL’s return and the Steroids-Era shutout in Cooperstown are all on the agenda as Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield for his weekly assessment of the top stories from the world of sports.
The Golden State Warriors are off to a hot start, but one of the franchise’s young stars is someone you’ll never see on the court. Forbes Magazine recently named 24-year-old Warriors assistant general manager Kirk Lacob to the sports edition of its “30 Under 30”, a list of young and influential figures in the business of sports. Lacob joins Bill Littlefield.
One of the more unique results of the NHL lock-out is the appearance on ice of the world’s most famed comedic basketball troupe: the Harlem Globetrotters. Quinn Klinefelter of WDET in Detroit was on hand to watch the slipping, sliding and dunking at a rink in Michigan.
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