This postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals, with their recent success, are an outlier. Rob Neyer of SBNation talks to Bill Littlefield about the current Carinals and their potential to deliver another World Series to St. Louis.
With the Yankees out of the picture, which team should baseball fans root against this postseason? Brian Costa and his colleagues at the Wall Street Journal crunched the numbers and came up with an answer.
Recent reports have suggested that construction for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will cost thousands of lives, and a judge recently halted construction for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil over worries about worker safety. ESPN’s Jeff MacGregor joins Bill Littlefield to discuss World Cup construction in both countries.
The NHL returns with some new rules intended to keep players safer and make games more entertaining. Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times weighs in on this and more.
Reporter Katie O’Brien gets the scoop on what is happening with the Chicago Bears under new head coach Marc Trestman.
In ‘From Black Sox To Three-Peats,’ Ron Rapoport has assembled a collection of the best sports writing on Chicago. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the book.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill to discuss the best postseason menu in the MLB, the vandalization of two Wayne Gretzky statues in Canada, fights in the NHL, and cowbells.
Typically, hockey fights take place on the ice. But Patrick Roy’s coaching debut didn’t go exactly as planned. The Denver Post’s Adrian Dater fills us in.
Team IMPACT pairs college sports teams and children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Karen Given talks with teams and athletes benefiting from this new program.
Only A Game’s Gary Waleik puts on the music while looking into the horizon.
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