November 21st, 2015

Two Sportsmen Face Life After Paris

Atlanta Hawks’ guard Thabo Sefolosha understands life in Europe: he is from Switzerland and played for three years on a French basketball team. Bill Littefield compares remarks Sefolosha recently made about the attacks in Paris with his own recent experience in the city.

October 31st, 2015

Are These U.S. Soccer’s Good Ole Days?

The MLS is offering its most exciting games of the year, but those games just can’t compete with the World Series, the start of the NBA season and the ever-popular NFL. Bill Littlefield laments soccer’s predicament in the U.S. and celebrates it at the same time.

In Depth
October 31st, 2015

Keeping Players Healthy: The NBA’s ‘Most Intriguing Arms Race’

“Executives, coaches, players across the NBA have really come to realize that who is playing on your team at the start of the season is actually far less important than who’s going to be on the team at the end of the season,” the Wall Street Journal’s Ben Cohen tells Bill Littlefield.

October 31st, 2015

3 Stories You Should Know: Golden State, Sepp Blatter and MLB Replay

Golden State Warriors fans are happy now, but how will they feel when the team moves to San Francisco in three years? Also, what will it take to get suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter to stop making things worse? And how does technology help and hurt the game of baseball? Erik Malinowski and Shira Springer join Bill Littlefield.

In Depth
October 24th, 2015

The NBA Dress Code: 10 Years Later

It’s been a decade since the NBA implemented a controversial dress code. Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports joins Bill Littlefield to explain the initial opposition to the rule — and to discuss why many players have changed their minds.

Only A Blog
October 13th, 2015

Memorable Press Conference Moments

Inspired by Bill Belichick’s recent “SnapFace” reference, we decided to take a look back at some of the most memorable press conference moments in sports history.

Only A Blog
October 6th, 2015

J.R. Smith Hits $30K Shot For Military Family

Half-court shots are generally ill-advised, but one military family is happy Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith took one Monday night.

In Depth
October 3rd, 2015

New Study Revives ‘Hot Hand’ Debate

Can a three-point shooter really “get hot”? Or is it just an illusion? A new paper has revived an old debate. Cornell psychology professor Tom Gilovich, one of the first to debunk the hot hand, joins Bill Littlefield.

Only A Blog
September 30th, 2015

Why Was James Harden Wearing Nikes?

James Harden was spotted wearing Nikes — which wouldn’t be particularly newsworthy except for the fact that the Houston Rockets star recently signed a $200 million shoe deal with Adidas. What’s going on?

In Their Own Words
September 26th, 2015

Caron Butler: From Drug Dealer To NBA Veteran

As a child, Caron Butler looked forward to little more than a life of struggle and crime. Now entering his 14th season in the NBA, Butler tells the story of his journey from drug dealer to pro basketball player.

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