The 2014 Winter Olympics have begun in Sochi. Boston Globe reporter and OAG Olympics analyst John Powers previews everything from new events (luge team relay) to old favorites (speed skating and downhill skiing).
It seems the Sochi Winter Olympics cannot start soon enough. The games have been awash in controversy with uproar at Russia’s anti-gay propoganda law, accusations of corruption, and terror threats. Jessica Golloher looks at the debate surrounding the games.
With the Sochi Games finally underway, Bill muses about what the Olympics is like for the athletes.
Each country has its own favorite sport in the Olympics. For Russia, it’s hockey. SI’s Michael Farber joins Bill to discuss how Russia stacks up in Sochi.
Women will compete in ski jumping at the Olympics for the first time ever at Sochi. Brian Grimmett shares the story of the three U.S. skiers and the long and difficult journey they took to get their sport recognized at the Olympics.
After calling seven different arenas home in 49 years, the Nets have found what they hope is a permanent location in Brooklyn. Jake Appleman’s book ‘Brooklyn Bounce’ chronicles the team’s first season in its new home.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss why the Super Bowl was “not good,” what’s made Philadelphia Flyers chairman Ed Snyder so upset, and how Clint Eastwood saved the day … again.
Major League Baseball characterized Rodriguez’s decision as “in everyone’s best interest.”
Forget the Super Bowl. The most exciting moment in sports last weekend was Oakland’s Travis Bader becoming the NCAA Division I career leader in three-pointers. Bader joined Bill to talk about the accomplishment.
In 1946, William Powell opened the first integrated golf course in the United States. Bill was joined by Powell’s daughter Renee and USGA historian Michael Trostel to explore the significance of Clearview Golf Club.
Only A Game’s Gary Waleik brings the music that’s Louder, Stronger, Goofier
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