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Saturday, February 23, 2013

February 23rd, 2013

Tim Kurkjian Previews The 2013 MLB Season

With Spring Training getting underway and Opening Day just over a month away, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the upcoming MLB season.

February 23rd, 2013

Mayhem In Miami: NCAA Investigation Update

The NCAA’s investigation of the University of Miami has come under scrutiny, leading to the firing of Vice President of Enforcement Julie Roe Lach. Yahoo! Sports’ Pat Forde joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the situation.

February 23rd, 2013

Poker Star Brunson Remembers Jerry Buss

Jerry Buss, who passed away on Monday, is best known for his role as majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers. But Buss also made a name for himself at the poker table. Poker great Doyle Brunson joins Bill Littlefield to remember Buss.

February 23rd, 2013

Danica Patrick Keeps Making History

This week, Danica Patrick became the first female driver in Sprint Cup history to win a pole. ESPN’s Brant James joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the significance of that event.

February 23rd, 2013
By Yolanda Perdomo

New Exhibit Honors Unheralded NASCAR Great

Fred Lorenzen won the Daytona 500 in 1965, but his very short career — and quiet life off the track — may be why he’s not as famous as other NASCAR drivers from the sport’s Golden Era. As Yolanda Perdomo reports, efforts are underway to get Lorenzen onto the next ballot for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

February 23rd, 2013

Larry Kwong: An NHL Pioneer

Larry Kwong played just one shift in the NHL, but that shift made history. In 1948, Kwong became the first man of Chinese descent to play in the NHL. Kwong and writer David Davis join Bill to remember that milestone.

February 23rd, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

OAG analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the latest NCAA’s less-than-smooth investigation of Miami, the L.A. Lakers’ struggles, and a couple firsts for female athletes.

February 23rd, 2013

Oscar Pistorius: Parsing Fact From Fiction

Truth is stranger than fiction. Much stranger. The Oscar Pistorius murder investigation is a prime example. Bill Littlefield examines the unpredictable twists and turns.

February 23rd, 2013

Revisiting Roxbury: A Coach, A Family And National Title Dreams

2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Only A Game. Throughout the year, we’ll be revisiting some of our favorite stories. More than a decade after he spent a season following the Roxbury Community College basketball team on its quest for a national championship, Bill Littlefield reconnected with the team’s former coach and stars.

February 23rd, 2013

Music on Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik expounds on the the flanger, the true King of Rock, 1/4″ tape and our original theme song.

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