Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce parse through NFL, MLB and NHL headlines aplenty. But the bigger question concerns compensation for golfer Jordan Spieth’s caddie.
It’s been almost 40 years since the Minnesota Vikings reached the Super Bowl. Bill Littlefield worries that with the recent firing of the team’s beloved mascot, Ragnar, it might be another 40 more.
Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss: the legacy of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone, the next NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, and the best U.S. city for sports spectators.
The advertisements for daily fantasy sports websites might make it seem easy to win money. But Joshua Brustein and Ira Boudway of Bloomberg Business have found that only a small number of highly sophisticated players end up cashing in. Brustein and Boudway join Bill Littlefield to explain.
When is it too early to predict the next Super Bowl champ, Heisman Trophy winner or Cinderella story? Bill Littlefield considers the trend of far-reaching predictions.
Lisa Murray, a former cheerleader for the Golden State Warriors, joins Bill Littlefield to explain why NFL and NBA cheerleaders are trying to start a union.
Some colleges are pouring more money than ever into their football programs in hopes of getting even larger returns. For some schools, the model has been working. But is it sustainable? Gilbert Gaul, author of “Billion-Dollar Ball,” joins Bill Littlefield.
Just when it seemed like the Deflategate controversy was nearly settled, ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham reopened the case to explore its possible ties to Spygate. They join Bill Littlefield to discuss the larger implications of the ongoing tension between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the New England Patriots.
Despite the many recent issues that the NFL has faced both on and off the field, football remains as popular as ever. Bill Littlefield examines why.
On Thursday, a federal judge ruled against the NFL in the “Deflategate” case, nullifying the four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The reaction on Twitter from NFL analysts, Pats fans and even some New England politicians was swift.