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November 30th, 2013

Florida State’s Winston Gives Heisman Voters A Dilemma

In less than two weeks, 870 Heisman trophy voters will turn in their ballots. But the leading candidate, Florida State’s Jameis Winston, has been accused of sexual assault. Florida authorities are being criticized for delaying the investigation. Bill Littlefield speaks with Heisman voter Bob Lutz of the Wichita Eagle.

November 30th, 2013

Alabama’s Nick And Terry Saban: The Power Couple Of College Football

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is the highest paid coach in college football. But his wife, Terry, thinks her husband’s efforts are underappreciated. Bill Littlefield speaks with the Wall Street Journal’s Sharon Terlep about Tuscaloosa’s power couple.

November 30th, 2013
By Kevin Meerschaert

As Losses Pile Up, Some Jags Fans Stay Loyal

The Jacksonville Jaguars have missed the postseason the past five seasons, and after a 2-9 start, that won’t change in 2013. Still, some Jaguars fans have hope for the future. Only A Game’s Kevin Meerschaert found them.

November 30th, 2013

The NHL: The Latest League Locked In Lawsuit

Just months after the NFL settled for $765 million, a group of NHL players have sued that league for failing to protect them against concussions. Sports Illustrated legal expert Michael McCann explains why this lawsuit is different.

November 30th, 2013
By Michelle Seaton

Former Football Prospects Look Back

In 1996, Michelle Seaton spent a season with the football program at Needham High School in Needham, Mass., reporting on the team’s top prospects and how they navigated the college recruiting process. As part of our celebration of OAG’s 20th anniversary, we asked Seaton to reconnect with former players Jim Bode and Sean Connor.

November 30th, 2013

‘Collision Low Crossers’ Shares Intimate Portrait of New York Jets

Nicholas Dawidoff spent a year with the New York Jets. He joined Bill to discuss his book, ‘Collision Low Crossers,’ which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the team’s 2011 season.

November 30th, 2013

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the allegations against Florida State football quarterback Jameis Winston, the unusual strategy employed by Brooklyn Nets rookie coach Jason Kidd, the latest controversy surrounding Baseball Hall of Fame voting, and more.

November 30th, 2013

Running: A 118-Year-Old Thanksgiving Tradition

The oldest Turkey Trot in the country, actually the oldest continually run footrace in North America, is in Buffalo, N.Y. Bill speaks with Kathy Romanowski of YMCA Buffalo-Niagara.

November 30th, 2013

Lacrosse Bridges Gap Between Harlem And Boston Suburbs

Sometimes a game is just a game. But, sometimes it’s a chance for two communities to meet and grow. Bill Littlefield reports on a lacrosse exchange between a suburban community in Massachusetts and the Bronx, New York.

November 30th, 2013

Music On Only A Game

Only A Game’s Gary Waleik fights through the Tryptophan and posts the weekly song list.

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