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February 2nd, 2013

Super Bowl XLVII Kicks Off In The Big Easy

There’s plenty of news coming out of New Orleans this week in advance of Super Bowl XLVII. CBS Sports national columnist Gregg Doyel has a front-row seat, and he joins Bill Littlefield to talk about the pre-game atmosphere in the Big Easy…and a little football, too.

February 2nd, 2013

Deer Antler Spray: The Latest PED To Hit Sports

In their latest article for Sports Illustrated, David Epstein and George Dohrmann linked Ray Lewis and other prominent athletes to S.W.A.T.S – a company selling unconventional products to boost performance. Bill Littlefield spoke with Epstein to find out more.

February 2nd, 2013

Super Bowl Haiku XIX, Part I

It’s Super Bowl weekend, which means it’s also time for the 19th annual Only A Game Super Bowl haiku.

February 2nd, 2013

Harvard Receives $100 Million From NFLPA To Study Injuries

The NFL Players Association has granted Harvard University $100 million to fund a study designed to diagnose, treat and prevent injuries in active and retired players. Bill Littlefield spoke with NFL Hall of Famer Carl Eller and Dr. Laura Alberton of the Retired Players Association about the study.

February 2nd, 2013

Jim Harbaugh Wins An Unlikely Fan

WBEZ’s Cheryl Raye-Stout has covered sports in Chicago for more than 30 years, but one moment from 1987 still stands out in her memory – and explains why she will be rooting for the 49ers this Sunday.

February 2nd, 2013

‘Coaching Confidential’: Life As An NFL Coach

Nobody who watches the NFL can fail to see that many head coaches are stars. Author Gary Myers spent a year with 20 current and former coaches for his new book ‘Coaching Confidential,’ and spoke with Bill Littlefield about what he learned.

February 2nd, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the Super Bowl, Alex Rodriguez’s future in New York, David Beckham’s new gig, and a Budweiser promotion.

February 2nd, 2013

Hall Of Famer Larry Csonka Reflects On 1972 Dolphins’ Perfect Season

It’s been 40 years since the only perfect season in NFL history. Hall of Famer Larry Csonka joined Bill Littlefield to share his memories of the 1972 Miami Dolphins’ road to an unblemished record.

February 2nd, 2013

Puppy Bowl IX: The Cuteness Championship

One of the story lines in this weekend’s Super Bowl involves San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who was lovingly raised by adoptive parents. It turns out some of the stars of Sunday’s other big game have similar backstories. Only A Game’s Karen Given has our “tail.”

February 2nd, 2013

Super Bowl Haiku XIX, Part II

As Super Bowl XLVII kicks off in New Orleans, we finish off our 19th annual Only A Game Super Bowl haiku.

February 2nd, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Gary Waleik breaks it down…Koto style.

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