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In The News
May 10th, 2014

At NFL Draft, Johnny Manziel Slides To 22

The NFL Draft started Thursday night and the big question was how early Johnny Manziel would be drafted. He did get picked in the first round but not until the 22nd pick. CBS columnist Gregg Doyel joins Bill Littlefield to discuss Manziel’s slide and other notable moments from the first round.

Feature
April 26th, 2014
By Susan Valot

Can CTE Be Detected In The Living?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease thought to be caused by repeated blows to the head, has no treatment or cure. But that hasn’t stopped former football players from lining up for an experimental test that might offer a diagnosis. Susan Valot reports.

Remembrance
March 29th, 2014

Remembering Buffalo Bills Owner Ralph Wilson

Ralph Wilson, one of the founding owners of the American Football League, died at the age of 95. Ed Rutkowski, who played for the Buffalo Bills for six seasons in the 1960s, joins Bill Littlefield to help us remember Wilson.

Feature
March 15th, 2014
By Saul Gonzalez

Inspiration For ‘Jerry Maguire’ Makes A Comeback After A Big Fall

Leigh Steinberg was once the king of all sports agents. Tom Cruise’s character in ‘Jerry Maguire’ was based on him. Then serious family issues and a battle with addiction drove Steinberg out of business. Reporter Saul Gonzalez has the story of his comeback.

In Depth
March 1st, 2014

ESPN's Wilbon On NFL Slur Rule Proposal: ‘Context Is Everything’

Much of what’s said between athletes during an NFL game is not appropriate for family viewing. But now the NFL is considering banning derogatory slurs on the field. ESPN’s Michael Wilbon joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the potential rule.

Only a blog
February 27th, 2014
By Zoë Sobel

NFL Considers Penalty For Slurs

The NFL is considering a rule that would penalize teams if one of their players used a racial slur on the field. Only A Game’s Zoë Sobel asks if this a good idea or a violation of freedom of speech.

Commentary
February 26th, 2014

Collins, Sam Show Signs Of Progress

As Jason Collins and Michael Sam make news for their pioneering roles as gay athletes, Bill Littlefield wonders if a certain political controversy will collide with the world of sports.

In Depth
February 22nd, 2014

New Developments In Dolphins’ Bullying Scandal

Independent investigator Ted Wells released an almost 150-page report detailing the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal. The Miami Herald’s Adam Beasley joins Bill to discuss the new developments and potential changes in the NFL.

In the news
February 15th, 2014

NFL Prospect Michael Sam Out In The Open

Missouri football standout Michael Sam announced on Sunday that he is gay. Sam is eligible for this spring’s NFL Draft. Some believe the news might affect his draft stock. Bill Littlefield explores the situation.

Super Bowl Haiku
February 1st, 2014

Super Bowl Haiku XX

Super Bowl Weekend would be incomplete without OAG’s Super Bowl Haiku!

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