Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died Thursday, oversaw one of the most dominant eras in sports history. But there’s more to Menino’s sports legacy than championships.
Chris Herren was a basketball phenom who made the NBA only to flame out because of his addiction to drugs. At one point, Herren was spending $20,000 a month on his habit. Today Herren gives talks about his experience. Bill Littlefield reports.
Sports is all about winning — except when it isn’t. The New England Patriots reminded us of that last Sunday.
If you knew you were going blind, what would you go to see while you still could? A 12-year-old boy from New Zealand suffering from a degenerative eye condition traveled to the U.S. to see an NBA game. OAG’s Doug Tribou reports.
The 2013-2014 NBA season tips off on Tuesday. Henry Abbott of ESPN’s True Hoop joins Bill to preview the upcoming season — and explain why some teams will be fighting for last place.
Sometimes we go to the sports stories and sometimes they come to us. This week Boston had more sports news than any one city needs. Bill Littlefield reflects on a wide range of “big news.”
NBA veteran Jason Collins made history this week by announcing he is gay. The news appeared in an exclusive Sports Illustrated cover story. Bill Littlefield spoke with SI Executive Editor Jon Wertheim who was there for the Collins interview.
Midway through the NBA season, three teams boast winning percentages above .700, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard joined Bill Littlefield to break down this season’s title contenders.
Larry Bird is reportedly stepping down as the president of the Indiana Pacers. After reaching the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals, one improvement Indiana could use is a superstar, someone like, well … Larry Bird. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou imagines a possible Bird resignation announcement.
When they were down 0-2, the Celtics were left for dead. After winning three straight in the Eastern Conference Finals, Boston can pull off the improbable Thursday night at home at the TD Garden. Bill Littlefield examines the possibilities.