The biggest news coming out of the Arena Football League last summer was Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS bringing an expansion team to Los Angeles, aptly named “The LA KISS.” Paul Stanley joined Only A Game’s Karen Given after he purchased the team.
We look back at the best-selling basketball sneakers of all time and Hall of Famer who gave them their name. No, not Michael Jordan. We’re talking about Chuck Taylor.
After being paralyzed from the chest down in 2011, college baseball player Cory Hahn thought his hopes of being taken in the MLB Draft were through. But in the 34th round of the 2013 draft, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Hahn. He joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the draft and his future.
After 100 races — and zero victories — Zippy Chippy called it quits. But his futility has made him a celebrity in horse racing circles. We first profiled Zippy in 1999. Last summer Bill Littlefield caught up with the lovable loser, who was enjoying a pleasant retirement.
Stone Skipping is an annual 4th of July tradition on Mackinac Island in Michigan. Eric “The Voice” Steiner joined Bill Littlefield last summer to discuss the craft of calling a stone-skipping competition.
Yet another wax sculpture of Cristiano Ronaldo was unveiled in 2013. This event provoked Bill Littlefield to think about how we praise famous men and the extent to which some of them find it necessary to praise themselves.
Terrell Owens is a six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver. In his 15 seasons with NFL teams, he racked up nearly 16,000 receiving yards, but in the fall of 2013, he started over in a new sport. And that sport was bowling. Owens joined Bill Littlefield to discuss his new passion.
Every year, prose writers and poets gather at Vermont College of Fine Arts for a friendly game of softball. They aren’t very good. But, as Only A Game’s Karen Given discovered last summer, athletic talent is of little consequence.
Legendary tennis player Jimmy Connors made a career out of challenging everyone. His 2013 book was no exception. He joined Bill Littlefield last summer to talk about his life and his book.
Only A Game’s Gary Waleik lists the best of the Best Of hits.
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