Super Bowl 50 is a little less than a month away. Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, who wrote the foreword for “Super Bowl Gold,” shares some of his favorite Super Bowl stories — including his plane ride with Joe DiMaggio — and explains The Fall Of The Roman Numeral.
Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce cover Kobe Bryant’s storied career, the MLS Cup final and the legacy of Tiger Woods. The two also make their picks for who should perform at this year’s Super Bowl halftime show.
New Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan had a problem: a tattoo that still showed his allegiance to the New York Jets. Some sports fans can empathize.
New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater waited seven years to win a Super Bowl. His father, Hall of Famer Jackie Slater, waited 20 and never did. Matthew Slater told Only A Game about his father’s influence on his career.
Sure, the Seahawks and Patriots are a good Super Bowl matchup, but we’re just here for the haiku. Bill Littlefield presents the most recent iteration of Only A Game’s annual tradition.
In April 2007, NFL referee Bill Vinovich suffered an aortic dissection, a tear inside the wall of the major artery that carries blood out of the heart. He was told he would never officiate another game. Now Vinovich is preparing to work the Super Bowl.
The Seahawks’ secondary, known as the “Legion of Boom,” uses a unique motivational technique. The Wall Street Journal’s Jonathan Clegg wrote about the unit’s self-imposed fine system and he joined Bill Littlefield to explain.
Back in 2000, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick replaced Pete Carroll as the Patriots’ head coach. Carroll now leads the Seattle Seahawks. The two coaches have used very different philosophies to get their teams to Sunday’s Super Bowl.
The New England Patriots are tired of thinking about it, tired of talking about it and ready to move on. No, not deflate-gate … Arizona.
In light of allegations that the New England Patriots tampered with footballs in the AFC Championship, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou asks a Wharton professor who studies deception why teams, coaches and athletes cheat.